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Sodium lauryl sulfate is a surfactant. Almost all the uses of the compound revolve around making detergent out of it.

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Are sodium laurel sulfate ans sodium lauryl sulfoacetate the same?

Yes ! Sodium laurel sulfate=Sodium lauryl sulfate=Sodium dodecyl sulfate (CH3(CH2)11OSO3Na). But sodium laureth sulfate is a different compound.

How does sodium lauryl sulfate have risk and benefits for humans or the environment?

Sodium lauryl sulfate is useful for humans and is not dangerous.

In what types of products can sodium lauryl sulfate be found?

sodium lauryl sulfate is harmful since it is carcinogenic, hence, avoid exposure to shampoos everyday since shampoos contain sodium lauryl sulfate used as a foaming compound

Why does shampoo foam?

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What can be replace chlorosulfonic acid to prepare sodium lauryl sulfate?

According to me, Sulfur trioxide (SO3) can replace chlorosulfonic acid to prepare sodium lauryl sulfate.

Is the solution of epsom salts prepared by dissolving magnesium sulfate heptahydrate in water is added to a solution containing sodium lauryl sulfate will a precipitate form?

No. Sodium lauryl sulfate will not form insoluble salts with the magnesium.

Is sodium lauryl sulfate an ingredient in toothpaste?

Sodium lauryl sulfate, which is a detergent, is an ingredient of some brands of toothpaste. You should be able to tell by looking at the ingredient list on the toothpaste tube.

What toothpaste doesn't have sodium lauryl sulfate?

Sodium lauryl sulfate is the detergent ingredient in toothpaste, it's what makes it foams when we brush our teeth. You can easily make your own homemade tooth cleaner with baking soda to avoid this chemical or check in your organic grocer's for lauryl sulfate free toothpaste.

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What is the use of sodium lauryl sulfate?

It is used in toothpastes to create a froth.

Can you extinguish a fire with sodium lauryl sulfate?

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