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SUDS IN GLASS OF TAP WATER<br />
Alkylbenzenesulfonate (ABS) detergent<br />
One of the first cheap synthetic detergents produced from petroleum products. It was not readily broken down by microorganisms in treatment plants and began to contaminate water supplies. (Simulated photo)

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SUDS IN GLASS OF TAP WATER
Alkylbenzenesulfonate (ABS) detergent
One of the first cheap synthetic detergents produced from petroleum products. It was not readily broken down by microorganisms in treatment plants and began to contaminate water supplies. (Simulated photo)

Copyright:© 1997 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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