× Close
Call 1-844-800-7645 Book Now

Why Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate In My Toothpaste?

Tuesday - September 20th, 2016
post featured image

If you look at your toothpaste label, you may see many unfamiliar ingredients. There’s one in particular that’s very common, and sometimes controversial: sodium lauryl sulfate.

What it is: Sodium lauryl sulfate (also known as SLS, sodium dodecyl sulfate, or sodium laurel sulfate) works as a detergent and a surfactant in toothpaste.