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Why is sodium sulphite added to laundry and dish-washing detergents?

20 Mar 2017

Sodium sulphite is not added for cleaning purposes, at least not as far as the laundry is concerned.

Chemistry lesson for The Food Babe… and everyone else #9: SLS, the synthetic detergent

15 Feb 2017

“Syndets” were originally developed by chemists to eliminate a problem commonly found with soap, namely “scum” formation. Soaps, unlike detergents, react with dissolved minerals in water to form an...

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