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  • noun organic chemistry Any hydrocarbon formally derived from benzene by replacing one or more hydrogen atoms with alkyl groups

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  • noun organic compound that has an alkyl group bound to a benzene ring

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  • For example, there is not a lot of excess capacity for linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS), the world's largest volume surfactants, Burns observes.

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  • Linear alkylbenzene sulfonate $lb 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50

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  • Gordon Graff -- Purchasing, 12/2/2009 1: 58: 26 PM Despite a decline in demand, prices for surfactant linear alkylbenzene sulfonate have remained stubbornly higher than other chemicals, steadily increasing off a cyclical bottom in April.

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  • Linear alkylbenzene sulfonate $lb 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50

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  • The Illinois Department of Natural Resources said the substance was alkylbenzene sulfonic acid anionic surfactant, which commonly used in laundry detergent products.

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  • Gordon Graff -- Purchasing, 12/2/2009 1: 58: 26 PM Despite a decline in demand, prices for surfactant linear alkylbenzene sulfonate have remained stubbornly higher than other chemicals, steadily increasing off a cyclical bottom in April.

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  • Gordon Graff -- Purchasing, 12/2/2009 1: 58: 26 PM Despite a decline in demand, prices for surfactant linear alkylbenzene sulfonate have remained stubbornly higher than other chemicals, steadily increasing off a cyclical bottom in April.

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  • Typical of recent price trends in surfactants are the movements in linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS), a widely used group of synthetic surfactants that are the main cleaning ingredients in household detergents.

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  • For example, there is not a lot of excess capacity for linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS), the world's largest volume surfactants, Burns observes.

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  • The impact of higher petroleum costs on detergent makers could be gauged by price trends for a key group of petroleum-derived detergent ingredients - linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS).

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