Question

Soap and detergents are the source of organic pollutants like ______.

A

Glycerol

B

Polyphosphates

C

Sulphonated hydrocarbons

D

All of these

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Solution

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D

All of these

Soaps and detergent are the sources of both organic and inorganic pollutants. These pollutants harm the water bodies badly. The organic pollutant present in soaps and detergent are:
Fatty acids, polyphosphates, glycerol, sulphonated hydrocarbon. Many detergents contain approximately 35-75% phosphates salts.

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