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Is sodium myristyl sulfate vegan?

Sodium myristyl sulfate is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is sodium myristyl sulfate?

Sodium myristyl sulfate is a surfactant and emulsifying agent commonly used in personal care products and cosmetics, as well as in the food industry. It is derived from myristic acid, a saturated fatty acid found in coconut oil and palm kernel oil. This ingredient has excellent cleansing properties and can help to create a smooth and creamy texture in products like shampoos, body washes, and lotions. However, it may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so it is important to use products containing this ingredient with caution. Sodium myristyl sulfate is generally considered safe for consumption in small amounts and is used as a food additive to improve the texture of processed foods.

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