Sodium Chloride

About Sodium Chloride

Sodium Chloride, more commonly know as table salt, is a mineral rich ingredient is frequently used in personal care formulation as a preservative, viscosity increasing, or a thinking agent. It is also added to natural formulations that to its stimulating, cleansing, antiseptic and astringent properties.

Common Concerns

Considered a low hazard ingredient, safe for use in personal care products.

Quick Facts

Common Name: salt, table salt
Binomial Name: Sodium Chloride
Source: seawater, salt deposits
EWG Score: 1