sodium lauryl sulphate

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Noun1.sodium lauryl sulphate - 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
sulfate, sulphate - a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
detergent - a surface-active chemical widely used in industry and laundering
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate T.
First, like most toothpastes, some mouthwashes contain sodium lauryl sulphate, a detergent without which it is very, very difficult to get your teeth really clean.
Avoid SLS Sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) is a well known irritant and common ingredient of many beauty and body-care products.
A detergent like sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) was presence in all brands of toothpaste.
Free of parabens and Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), the popular cream formula is also available in a lighter lotion form.
Sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) and Sodium laureth sulphate (SLES) are the top two ingredients to avoid when purchasing shampoos and soaps.
The new organic body wash is free from parabens, mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, propylene glycol and common foaming agent SLS - or sodium lauryl sulphate - which research suggests can carry health risks on continuous exposure.
This is because most shampoos contain a chemical called sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) or one of its equally ugly cousins.
u1/4 Detergents A[degrees] like sodium lauryl sulphate, are responsible for foam while brushing.
Vegan and cruelty-free, the line does not contain alcohol, sodium lauryl sulphate or parabens.
In 2009, health food store Holland & Barrett was concerned enough to remove any products containing parabens or sodium lauryl sulphate from its stores.