Sodium Hypochlorite

NASTY, not used in ecostore products

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High Health Hazard. Sodium Hypochlorite is a skin and eye irritant and is environmentally toxic.

Sodium Hypochlorite, also known as ‘bleach’ is a chemical used in household cleaners and disinfectants. It is extremely irritating to the skin and eyesi and can also form chlorinated VOC’s such as carbon tetrachloride. These are powerful greenhouse gases and possible carcinogensiii.



i)   Sodium Hypochlorite MSDS Allied Universal Corporation

iii)  Halogenated volatile organic compounds from the use of chlorine-bleach-containing household products.

INCI Name Sodium Hypochlorite
Ingredient Origins Sodium Hydroxide
EWG Rating 3 - 3
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