Trade name: Sodium laureth sulfate
Chemical name of the compound: α-sulfo-ω-(dodecyloxy)-poly(oxyethane-1,2-diyl) (70% water solution)
Synonyms: SLES 70, Sodium lauryl ether sulfate.
Chemical and physical properties: Yellow paste with delicate scent. Soluble in water and ethanol.
Application: Body care cosmetics, production of soaps and surfactants.
Health safety: Direct contact may cause irritation of skin and eyes. Inhaling concentrated vapors may cause irritation of mucous membranes of nose and throat. Swallowing may lead to irritation of whole digestive tract nad cause acute poisoning.