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Sodium Monolaurate

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

Sodium Laurate (CH3(CH2)10COONa), also known as Sodium dodecanoate, is a sodium salt of lauric acid. It is used as a cleansing agent, surfactant, and emulsifying agent.[1]

[1] EWG's Skin Deep Cosmetic Database. Accessed March 3, 2015 at http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706088/SODIUM_LAURATE/

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