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Sodium Tallowate Guide

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sodium tallowate 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 tallowate is made from sodium hydroxide (better known as caustic soda or lye), steam, and animal (Ruminant, such as Adeps Bovis from cattle) fat (tallow). This process, called saponification, breaks down the triglyceride (fat), frees the glycerol, and produces a sodium salt, called sodium tallowate. It is usually combined with sodium cocoate, the sodium salt of coconut oil. Together they are with Sodium palmate one the major constituents of soap bars....

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