substitution of phosphate

substitution of phosphate

Phosphatersatz substituciĆ³n del fosfato substitution des phosphates

Definition

Replacement of phosphate in detergents by environmentally safer substances, such as zeolite. The substitute will not act as a nutrient, and so will not cause eutrophication as a result of the accelerated growth of plants and microorganisms if it is released into waterways.

Broader terms

Chemical Treatment