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DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Contamination concerns

About DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE: Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate is a disodium salt of an ethoxylated lauryl alcohol half esterof sulfosuccinic acid.

Function(s): Surfactant - Cleansing Agent; Surfactant - Foam Booster; Surfactant - Hydrotrope; FOAM BOOSTING; FOAMING

Synonym(s): 4- [2- [2- [2- (DODECYLOXY) ETHOXY] ETHOXY] ETHYL] ESTER DISODIUM SALT BUTANEDIOIC ACID, SULFO-; 4- [2- [2- [2- (DODECYLOXY) ETHOXY] ETHOXY] ETHYL] ESTER DISODIUM SALT SULFOBUTANEDIOIC ACID; BUTANEDIOIC ACID, SULFO-, 4- [2- [2- [2- (DODECYLOXY) ETHOXY] ETHOXY] ETHYL] ESTER, DISODIUM SALT; DISODIUM MONOLAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE; DISODIUM MONOLAURETHSULFOSUCCINATE; DISODIUM SALT BUTANEDIOIC ACID, SULFO-, 4- [2- [2- [2- (DODECYLOXY) ETHOXY] ETHOXY] ETHYL] ESTER; DISODIUM SALT POLY (OXY-1,2-ETHANEDIYL) ,A - (3-CARBOXY-1-OXO-3-SULFOPROPYL) -W - (DODECY LOXY) -; DISODIUM SALT SULFOBUTANEDIOIC ACID, 4- [2- [2- [2- (DODECYLOXY) ETHOXY] ETHOXY] ETHYL] ESTER; POLY (OXY-1,2-ETHANEDIYL) ,A - (3-CARBOXY-1-OXO-3-SULFOPROPYL) -W - (DODECY LOXY) -, DISODIUM SALT; SULFOBUTANEDIOIC ACID, 4- [2- [2- [2- (DODECYLOXY) ETHOXY] ETHOXY] ETHYL] ESTER, DISODIUM SALT

Data gaps

Concern Reference
3 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Contamination concerns

Impurity Score
ETHYLENE OXIDE
Data: Fair
1,4-DIOXANE
Data: Fair

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

ATSDR. 2007. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry: Public Health Statement for 1,4 Dioxane Available: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/phs187.html [accessed April 16 2008].
EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer