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Sodium Lactate in Skin Care Guide

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Sodium lactate raises no health concern because:

  • It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects
  • It has not been detected in human tissue or urine
  • It is not a high production volume chemical that lacks safety data

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Sodium lactate is a compound with formula NaC3H5O3. It is the sodium salt of lactic acid and has a mild saline taste. It is produced by neutralizing lactic acid, which is produced by fermentation of a sugar source. As a food additive, it has the E number E325. Sodium lactate is naturally a liquid product, but is also available in powder form.

Sodium lactate is commonly used in meat and poultry products to extend shelf life and increase food safety as it has a broad antimicrobial action and is effective at inhibiting most spoilage and pathogenic bacteria.[1]

It may be used in shampoo products and other similar items such as liquid soaps. Sodium lactate does not need to be avoided by those with milk allergy.

It is also an ingredient in jelly beans....

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