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Chemical Soaps

Name Soaps
Equivalent Terms Soap | Soap Solution | Soap Solutions | Solution, Soap | Solutions, Soap
Definition Sodium or potassium salts of long chain fatty acids. These detergent substances are obtained by boiling natural oils or fats with caustic alkali. Sodium soaps are harder and are used as topical anti-infectives and vehicles in pills and liniments; potassium soaps are soft, used as vehicles for ointments and also as topical antimicrobials.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D012915
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