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Soap - The History Of Soap, What Is Soap?, How Is Soap Made?, How Does Soap Work?

cleansing fatty agent

Soap is a cleansing agent created by the chemical reaction of a fatty acid with an alkali metal hydroxide. Chemically speaking, it is a salt composed of an alkalimetal, such as sodium or potassium, and a mixture of "fatty" carboxylic acids. The cleansing action of soap comes from its unique ability to surround oil particles, causing them to be dispersed in water and easily rinsed away. Soap has been used for centuries and continues to be widely used as a cleansing agent, mild antiseptic and ingestible antidote to some forms of poisoning.


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about 1 year ago

THANKS for this interesting and knowledgeable information.Better if it also contains information concerning cleansing agents being used before this innovation.

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about 3 years ago

this is very useful but desturbing at the same time

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over 5 years ago

Thank you so much

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about 3 years ago

wow it is so cool it helps me for my project! thanks!....

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over 3 years ago

soap is good for cleaning yourself :) works well with a washer.

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about 6 years ago

It help me with my homework and a got an A+.

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over 3 years ago

I eat soap for breakfeast i burp and poop bubbles

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about 3 years ago

i love soap

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about 2 years ago

rube it on my boobs now everyone

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over 3 years ago

iam doing a project on the hitory of soap its pretty fun iam makeing a diffent kind of soap .its going to small good i can,t wait for my soap to be in stores

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about 3 years ago

this is very informing

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over 5 years ago

This helped alot cheers!

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almost 2 years ago

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about 3 years ago

soap is made from vegetable oil

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about 3 years ago

Soap - The History Of Soap, What Is Soap?, How Is Soap Made?, How Does Soap Work?

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about 3 years ago

soap is good is for beating your bother with im not kidding

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over 3 years ago

soap is good for ppl ages 1month-100 years of age it dosen't only clense u it helps u feel better for my kids ive been useing johnson-johnson for about 5 years becase my oldest is five and youngest is 2 months and i use olay.

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over 2 years ago

soaps r easy to make lol i tried it but it exploded lol

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over 2 years ago

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over 2 years ago

iam doing a project on the hitory of soap its pretty fun iam makeing a diffent kind of soap .its going to small good i can,t wait for my soap to be in stores

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over 2 years ago

iam doing a project on the hitory of soap its pretty fun iam makeing a diffent kind of soap .its going to small good i can,t wait for my soap to be in stores

Read more: Soap - The History Of Soap, What Is Soap?, How Is Soap Made?, How Does Soap Work? - Cleansing, Fatty, and Agent - JRank Articles http://science.jrank.org/pages/6214/Soap.html#ixzz1dDhA6Do9

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over 5 years ago

Wow... racist, anyway, the info helped a lot but I needed to know the date it was last updated, and it would help to know who wrote this.

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over 2 years ago

i use soap to clean my body my neem soap

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over 2 years ago

Soap helps you to become clean and not stinky and smelly but if u use soap i perfer dove soap the best clean soap all other soaps r dirty

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almost 6 years ago

obviously Vanessa you didn't,...because you dont know how to spell/write...go back to mexico.. :)

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about 3 years ago

Dos soap have to sit after being made and if so does it have to sit......

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over 2 years ago

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over 2 years ago

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over 2 years ago

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over 2 years ago

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over 2 years ago

iam doing a project on the hitory of soap its pretty fun iam makeing a diffent kind of soap .its going to small good i can,t wait for my soap to be in stores

Read more: Soap - The History Of Soap, What Is Soap?, How Is Soap Made?, How Does Soap Work? - Cleansing, Fatty, and Agent - JRank Articles http://science.jrank.org/pages/6214/Soap.html#ixzz1dDhA6Do9

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about 2 years ago

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over 2 years ago

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about 3 years ago

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over 2 years ago

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