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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Similarly, Sodium lauryl sulphate and sodium laureth sulphate are used as foaming agent in hair conditioners and shampoo products.
Sodium lauryl sulphate has been traditionally used to make synthetic detergent soap bars and body washes and is mild to the skin.
Mice with the same mutations were exposed to allergens as well as sodium lauryl sulphate, a soap in baby cleansing wipes.
Finally, if you still feel you need a mouthwash, there are brands that contain neither sodium lauryl sulphate nor anti-septic, sold as being extra gentle for those with "sensitive gums."
It is comprised of sodium carbonate, cream of tartar, glycerine, sodium lauryl sulphate and sodium laureth sulphate.
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.
The charcoal acts as a magnet by pulling stains off teeth without damaging the enamel or using chemical bleaching agents, plastic particles, triclosan or SLS (sodium lauryl sulphate).
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.