What is Total Fatty Matter – TFM in Soaps

| Science & Technology | 09/08/2014

Total Fatty Matter

 

Total Fatty Matter (TFM) is an vital characteristics which describes the quality of soap and it is précised in commercial dealings. It is defined as the total amount of fatty matter, mostly fatty acids, that can be separated from a sample after splitting with mineral acid, usually hydrochloric acid.

Some soap with their TFM:

Cinthol

Himalya
Park Avenue
Vivel
Rexona
Lux
Lifebuoy
Camay

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