Table 1: Critical micelle concentration (CMC) values of SDS and TX-100 in different experimental conditions.

SolutionCMC (mol dm−3), SDSCMC (mol dm−3),
TX-100

Surfactant + water9.15 10−33.20 10−4
Surfactant + dextrose 4.29 10−33.0 10−4
Surfactant + NBS9.45 10−32.88 10−4
Surfactant + acetic acid2.26 10−31.66 10−5
Surfactant + H2SO41.57 10−31.27 10−5
Surfactant + reaction mixture3.36 10−32.90 10−5

NBS = 2.0 10−4 mol dm−3, dextrose = 2.5 10−2 mol dm−3, and temperature = 40°C.
Literature value at 25°C: (a) SDS = 8.3 10−3 mol dm−3; (b) TX-100 = 0.2 10−3 mol dm−3.