Which of the following represents a synthetic detergent
CH3(CH2)10OSO3is an anionic synthetic detergent. Anionic detergents are sodium salts of sulphonated long chain alcohols or hydrocarbons C15H31COOK and CH3 (CH2)16COONa are soap.
Which of the following statements are correct? (a) Cationic detergents have germicidal properties (b) Bacteria can degrade the detergents containing highly branched chains (c) Some synthetic detergents can give foam even in ice cold water (d) Synthetic detergents are not soaps