sodium lauryl sulfate(redirected from Sodium dodecyl sulfate)
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sodium lauryl sulfate
n. Abbr. SLS
A compound, NaC12H25SO4, that is used as a detergent or foaming agent in cosmetics and cleaning products.
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|Noun||1.||sodium lauryl sulfate - a caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed|
detergent - a surface-active chemical widely used in industry and laundering