Definition of Sodium lauryl sulfate

1. Noun. A caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed.

Exact synonyms: Sls, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate
Generic synonyms: Sulfate, Sulphate, Detergent

Definition of Sodium lauryl sulfate

1. Noun. an ionic detergent, sodium dodecyl sulfate, used in many household products ¹

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Medical Definition of Sodium lauryl sulfate

1. CH3(CH2)10CH2OSO3Na;a surface-active agent of the anionic type. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

sodium hydrogen arsenate
sodium hydrogen sulfite
sodium hydroxide
sodium hypochlorite
sodium hypophosphite
sodium hyposulfite
sodium ichthyolsulfonate
sodium indigotin disulfonate
sodium iodide
sodium iodide iodine-131
sodium isotopes
sodium lactate
sodium lamp
sodium lamps
sodium lauryl sulfate (current term)
sodium lauryl sulphate
sodium levothyroxine
sodium liothyronine
sodium metabisulfite
sodium methicillin
sodium methylarsonate
sodium methylprednisolone succinate
sodium morrhuate
sodium nitrate
sodium nitrite
sodium nitroferricyanide
sodium nitroprusside
sodium nucleate
sodium orthophosphate

Literary usage of Sodium lauryl sulfate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Code of Federal Regulations 21 Food and Drugs: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as by U.s. Gpo (2005)
"The food additive sodium lauryl sulfate may be safely used in food in accordance with the following conditions: (a) The additive meets the following ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Added sodium lauryl sulfate decreases the reaction rate in water at both 25.0 and ... The retardation by sodium lauryl sulfate is also much less in aqueous ..."

3. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"Add 0.5 mL of a 10% sodium lauryl sulfate solution, and then add approximately 0.5 mL of Starch Indicator Solution. Continue the titration while constantly ..."

4. Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions by Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw (1983)
"R., and Talevi, LA Mechanisms and genetics of resistance to sodium lauryl sulfate in strains of Shigella and Escherichia coli. Infect. Immun. ..."

5. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering by Joan Burrelli, Carolyn Arena, Carolyn Shettle, Deborah Fort (1998)
"... sesame and sesame oil, sodium chloride (common salt), sodium lauryl sulfate, soybean oil, thyme and thyme oil, white pepper, and zinc metal strips. ..."

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