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Comparatively Speaking: Compounds vs. Compositions
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
Posted: December 15, 2009
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The total number of compounds in sodium laureth 3 sulfate is now at 42. Byproducts can include the inorganic salts sodium chloride or sodium sulfate, which brings the total compounds to 44. Solvents for sodium laureth 3 sulfate can include water and alcohol, bringing the total to 46 compounds. Finally, sodium laureth 3 sulfate can include process aides such as PEGs, property enhancers such as peroxide and hypochlorite and preservatives in mixture form.