Harald P. Wulff - Bryn Mawr PA
Paul A. Siracusa - Perkasie PA
Patricia E. Bator - Secaucus NJ
Barry A. Salka - Fair Lawn NJ
Michael W. Counts - Ambler PA
Robert A. Aleksejczyk - Hatfield PA
Henkel Corporation - Plymouth Meeting PA
An improved alkylpolyglycoside surfactant composition, and method of preparing same, by selecting an average chain length of the alkyl moiety of the composition and mixing two or more of at least binary components having an average alkyl chain lengths such that when mixed, the amounts thereof are effective to provide the predetermined, selected average alkyl moiety of the surfactant composition. The improved alkylpolyglycoside composition is used in a variety of end-use applications, including hard surface cleaners, laundry detergents, and personal care products, such as shampoos, soaps, facial cleansers, foam baths, toothpaste, mouthwashes, antiperspirants and the like.