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  • Is 0.1% formalin (370ppm formaldehyde) safe in baby shampoo and body wash?

    Posted by Abdullah on August 13, 2022 at 1:52 pm

    I am making a baby shampoo with 3% SLES+ 0.75% CAPB active surfactants at 4:1 ratio. The pH is 5 and it is preserved with 0.1% formalin.

    My question: is 0.1% formalin (370ppm formaldehyde) safe for babies when used in baby shampoo and body wash? 

    Abdullah replied 5 months, 3 weeks ago 2 Members · 3 Replies
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