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Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is an emulsifier and foaming agent used in many cosmetic products and industrial cleaners. It can be found in soaps, shampoos, toothpaste, body washes and laundry detergent. SLS, or sodium dodecyl sulfate, sulfuric acid, monododecyl ester, sodium salt, sodium salt sulfuric acid, sodium dodecyl sulfate, aquarex me or aquarex methyl (to keep things easy!), is produced a fatty acid called lauric acid, that usually comes from petroleum oil.

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