Soap, detergents are essential to personal and public health.they contribute to good personal hygiene; reduce the presence of germs that cause infectious diseases; extend the useful life of clothes, tableware, linens, surfaces, and furnishings; and make our homes and workplaces more pleasant.Soap, detergents found in the home can be grouped into four general categories: personal cleansing, laundry, dishwashing and household cleaning. Within each category are different product types formulated with ingredients selected to perform a broad cleaning function as well as to deliver propertiesSoap, detergents are cleansing products that may include bar soaps and liquid gels for cleaning the hands, face or body detergent powders or cakes for laundry cleaning purposes household cleansers for cleaning household items such as furniture, glass, plastic items, etc; and dish cleaning products for washing kitchen utensils and dishes. Surface active agents are the prime ingredients of soap, detergents. Other than these surface active agents, all soap, detergents are made using a variety of ingredients that are added in soaps, detergents products to give them specific properties and characteristics.Laundry Detergents and Laundry Aids are available as liquids, powders, gels, sticks, sprays, pumps, sheets and bars. They are formulated to meet a variety of soil and stain removal, bleaching, fabric softening and conditioning, and disinfectant needs under varying water, temperature and use conditions.Soaps are water-soluble sodium or potassium salts of fatty acids. Soaps are made from fats and oils, or their fatty acids, by treating them chemically with a strong alkali.