Sodium Coco Sulphate is a synthetic detergent used in a wide range of commercial personal care products. These products include shampoos, shower gels, pump dispenser liquid ‘soaps’, and most toothpastes.
- Used in cosmetics.
- Many scientists regard various surfactants as a health hazard due to their potential 1,4-Dioxane content. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the USA has declared 1,4-Dioxane as an emerging contaminate as it’s perceived as a potential health hazard to humans and the environment. The dangers associated with 1,4-Dioxane are various but can include cancer, miscarriage and stillbirths.
Source: Hebebotanicals, http://www.hebebotanicals.co.nz/sodium-coco-sulfate-another-synthetic-detergent/