Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) is a classic anionic surfactant that is considered milder than sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) but has very similar properties. Sulfates are stable in bases at a higher pH, with good foaming properties. Active substances 28-32%.
  • Excellent foam and viscosity enhancer
  • Good cleansing properties
  • Can be used together with other surfactants
  • Provides high foam, good lather, and excellent detergent properties
Can be added to formulas as is. Recommended use level 3 - 30% depending on desired foaming and cleansing effects. Can be used at higher concentrations for bubble baths. For external use only.
Body washes, shampoos, bubble baths, cleansing lotions, various personal care cleansing products.
CAS:  151-21-3
INCI:   Sodium lauryl sulfate
Appearance:   Yellowish, clear liquid at room temperature, but can become whitish solid at lower temperatures, revert by warming. Faint odour
Solubility:  Water-soluble
Preservation:  Preservative-free
Storage:  Store in a closed container dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin:  USA
Raw Material Source:  Coconut oil and chlorosulfuric acid
Manufacture:  Sodium lauryl sulfate is produced by treating lauryl alcohol, which is derived from either coconut or other vegetable oils, with chlorosulfuric acid. The resulting product is then neutralized through the addition of sodium hydroxide or sodium carbonate.
Not animal tested
Does not contain animal-derived components

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