Some of the ingredients that are found in Dawn dish soap include methylisothiazolinone, sd alcohol, sodium chloride, sodium laureth sulfate and magnesium chloride. The ingredients vary slightly among the different varieties of Dawn dishwashing soap.
Over the years, there has been an increase in concern over the ingredients that make up dish soap because they are deposited back into the water after they have been used.
Methylisothiazolinone causes acute water toxicity and can also be a cause of skin irritation. Sodium laureth sulfate is known to cause chronic water toxicity, cancer, damage to vision and issues with the endocrine system. Fragrances in Dawn soap are also known to cause biodegradation.Learn More
Castille soap is made of a naturally derived vegetable oil (no animal fat or synthetic materials), cold water, and lye crystals. Olive oil is traditionally used, but others like to experiment with their own mixtures of natural oils.Full Answer >
Dove soap has a long list of ingredients including sodium lauroyl isethionate, stearic acid, sodium tallowate, sodium palmitate, lauric acid and sodium isethionate. Additional ingredients also include water, sodium stearate, cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium cocoate, sodium palm kernelate, sodium chloride, tetrasodium ETDA, tetrasodium etidronate, maltol and titanium dioxide. Two of the key ingredients are the cleanser sodium lauroyl isethionate and the moisturizer stearic acid.Full Answer >
The three main ingredients in sugar soap are sodium carbonate, sodium phosphate and sodium silicate. There is actually no sugar in the list of ingredients for the soap.Full Answer >
Dawn dishwashing soap has a number of uses in addition to cleaning dishes. These uses include personal grooming, pet grooming and yard maintenance.Full Answer >