Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), also known as Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate, is a synthetic organic compound found in many types of personal care and cleaning products. SLS may be used in pure form or extracted from palm kernel or coconut oil. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is commonly used in skincare products such as body wash, cleansers, shampoos and hand washes. It is the ingredient that gives these products the foamy, bubbly consistency most of us associate with a squeaky clean.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is an anionic surfactant, it is sodium salt of fatty alcohol sulphate.It is completely biodegradable and does not harm the enviourment.It has very low oral and dermal toxicity.It exhibits very low eye irritancy and is very mild to skin.