Story Related, Unmissable.
During the course of the game you will be required to use these "laser detergents" in order to gain various powers. The powers are listed below in the order you find them with a description of the abilities they give you and how long they last.
Vortex - 25 Seconds
This ability is found in green cans. It gives you the ability to throw tornadoes to unscrew platforms so you can traverse certain areas. It also allows you to shrink enemies down to make them less of a threat.
Heavy Metal Fist - 12.5 Seconds
This ability is found in red cans. It gives your fist attack increased damage and is useful for comboing pig money banks. It also gives you the ability to smash wooden doors with a charged up attack.
Lockjaw - 49 Seconds
This ability is found in blue cans. It gives you the ability to swing on lockjaw targets. It also allows you to shock your enemies by attacking with and then rapidly pressing it to electrocute them.
Shock Rocket - 6 Seconds
This ability is found in orange cans. It changes your normal fist attack into a rocket that can be fired and controlled in the air. Fire it with and then control it with .
Throttle Copter - 3 Seconds
This ability is found in yellow cans. It upgrades your helicopter ability for a short time giving you the ability to gain height and fly.