What is the chemistry of dishwasher detergent?

Answer soap in made in many ways often with fragrances added but the basic dishwasing soap is diluted in your sink to roughly equal a 0.2 molar solution of sodium hydroxide.

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How do i put a detergent tablet in a dishwasher?

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Can dishwasher detergent get stale?

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Is there a substitute for dishwasher detergent?

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