How it Works
- Essential oils for fragrance
- Coconut acid, used as a cleansing agent
- Lactic acid, found in corn and natural sugars, used as a softening agent
- Citric acid, a water softener
- Sodium citrate, plant-derived cleaning aid, and water softener
- Phosphates: Though they occur naturally and are used to soften hard water, phosphates are manufactured at fertilizer manufacturing facilities and have been linked to cardiovascular disease and waterway poisoning.
- Chlorine bleach: Made from water mixed with sodium hypochlorite, which is created by chemically reacting chlorine gas with sodium hydroxide. Chlorine bleach is used as a whitening agent and is also a lung and skin irritant.
- Ammonium Sulfate: This compound is created by mixing ammonia with sulfuric acid, and its purpose in laundry detergent is to separate different contaminants. The ingredient is considered an oral, skin, and respiratory toxin.