Sodium Carbonate

INCI Name
Sodium Carbonate
Ingredient origins
Brine
Role
Builder
Common name
Washing Soda
EWG score
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The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
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Ingredient details
Sodium Carbonate or 'washing soda' is a white powder often used as a water softener. It is produced in large quantities from salt (sodium chloride) and limestone by a method known as the Solvay process.