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Revised - 05/19/03

Detergents for Home Laundering

Furry, Margaret S., Textile Chemist
Clothing and Housing Research Division,
Agricultural Research Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 49, USDA,
8 pages
Issued July 1956 (Fil. 1)
Slightly revised July 1961 (Fil. 2)
Slightly revised October 1963 (Fil. 3)
Slightly revised May 1965 (Fil. 4)

Superseded by Home and Garden Bulletin 139, Soaps and
Detergents for Home Laundering.

Archive copy of the bulletin. Do not use for current

The publication presents an overview of types of detergents.
This is followed by a discussion of how detergents work. The
remainder of the publication provides information about
using detergents in various situations.

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