Soap
In chemistry, soap is a salt of a fatty acid. Soaps are mainly used as surfactants for washing, bathing, and cleaning, but they are also used in textile spinning and are important components of lubric...
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Put a Bar of Soap Under Your Sheets and See What Happens
Soap is cheap and readily available. Who knew that aside from cleaning your skin, this everyday personal care item can also be your nightly companion in your desire to spend sufficient amounts of time...
FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer?
Agency wants proof the products kill bacteria and are harmless over time
Honey and Beeswax Soap Recipe
A basic cold process soap recipe, this Honey and Beeswax Soap is wonderfully soothing with rich, moisturizing benefits.
Are all these soaps, detergents, and shampoos just taking us to the cleaners?
Do I really need a bunch of different products to clean my laundry, dishes, body, hair, etc.? In the interest of using fewer products, especially when I travel, is there one product that would be best...
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...
Recycling Used Bars of Soap to Save Lives - YouTube
An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh so...
FDA: Anti-bacterial soaps may not curb bacteria
WASHINGTON (AP) After more than 40 years of study, the U.S. government says it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs, and regulators want the makers of Da...
Soap dispenser
A soap dispenser is a device that, when manipulated or triggered appropriately, yields soap (usually in small, single-use quantities). It can be manually operated by means of a handle, or can be autom...
Aleppo soap
Aleppo soap (also known as savon d'Alep, laurel soap, Syrian soap, or ghar soap, the Syrian word for 'laurel') is a handmade, hard bar soap.Aleppo soap is classified as a Castile soap as it is a hard ...
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FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer?
Agency wants proof the products kill bacteria and are harmless over time
Stainless steel soap
Stainless steel soap is a piece of stainless steel, in the form of a soap bar or other hand-held shape. Its purported purpose is to neutralize or reduce strong odors from the hands, such as those from...
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Sugar soap
Sugar soap as typically found in Commonwealth countries is a cleaning material of variable composition sold for use on surfaces affected by greasy or tarry deposits which are not easily removed with r...
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...
Castile soap
Castile soap is a name used in English-speaking countries for olive oil based soap made in a style similar to that originating in the Castile region of Spain.
The origins of Castile soap go back t...
Castile soap - Wikipedia
Caswell-Massey
Caswell-Massey is an American personal care product company and apothecary shop founded in 1752 in Newport, Rhode Island, by a Scotland-born doctor named William Hunter. It is one of the oldest contin...
Sodium stearate
Sodium stearate is the sodium salt of stearic acid. This white solid is the most common soap. It is found in many types of solid deodorants, rubbers, latex paints, and inks. It is also a component of...
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Azul e branco soap
Azul e branco (Blue and White), also known as sabão macaco (monkey soap) is a type of soap used in Portugal. It is comparable to household soap, but it has a rugged texture, bulky shape, and lack of o...
Azul e branco soap - Wikipedia
Washing out mouth with soap
Washing out mouth with soap is a form of physical punishment that consists in placing soap, or a similar cleansing agent, inside a person's mouth so that the person will taste it, inducing what most p...
Washing out mouth with soap - Wikipedia
Barf (soap)
Barf (from Persian: برف‎ [bærf], Tajik: барф, meaning "snow") is a product line of soaps made by the Paxan company of Iran.The Barf line includes:
Barf (soap) - Wikipedia
Marseille soap
Marseille soap or Savon de Marseille is a traditional hard soap made from vegetable oils that has been produced around Marseille, France, for about 600 years. The first documented soapmaker was reco...
Marseille soap - Wikipedia
Melt and pour
Melt and Pour Soap Crafting is a process often used by soapmakers. The process differs from the cold process or hot process in that no soap is made (i.e. no actual saponification occurs) in the proces...
Ach. Brito
Ach Brito & Ca., S.A. is a Portuguese company that manufactures soaps, bath salts and aromatic candles, among other cosmetic products. It is based in Fajozes, Vila do Conde.
Ach. Brito was fou...
Ach. Brito - Wikipedia
Rebatching
Rebatching, or hand milling, is a soapmaking technique used by hobbyists and artisan soapmakers. The commercial equivalent is French milling.In rebatching, commercially purchased or previously made so...
Phisoderm
Phisoderm is a skin detergent which assists persons who are allergic to soap and Phisohex, a detergent and sudsless cleanser which prevents the spread of infections.In the 1950s both Phisoderm and Phi...
Unsaponifiable
Unsaponifiables are components of an oily (oil, fat, wax) mixture that fail to form soaps when blended with sodium hydroxide (lye). Since saponifiable components of the original oil mixture do form s...
Gossage
Gossage is a family name of soapmakers and alkali manufacturers. Their company eventually became part of the Unilever group. During World War II, all soap brands were abolished by British government d...
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Automatic soap dispenser
Automatic soap dispensers (also known as touchless or no-touch soap dispensers) dispense a controlled amount of soap solution (or a similar liquid such as a hand sanitizer). They are often used in con...