Soaps are biodegradable while some of the detergents are non-biodegradable. Soaps have relatively weak cleansing action whereas;detergents have a strong cleansing action. A detergent is a sodium salt of alkyl benzene sulphonate or of a fatty alcohol sulphate. A soapis a sodium or potassium salt of higher fatty acids.
-Answered by Master Purushottam On 22 August 2019:09:20:02 PM