Last update: Feb. 21, 2018


Very Low Risk for breastfeeding

Safe. Compatible.
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

An anionic surfactant derived from coconut oil or palm kernel oil. It is used as a fat emulsifier, wetting agent and detergent in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and toothpastes ( It is used rectally in laxative enemas for its surfactant and lubricant properties.

Since the last update we have not found published data on its excretion in breastmilk.

Given the small amounts and route of administration, systemic absorption is practically nil (AEMPS 2013), so no significant excretion in breastmilk is expected.


We do not have alternatives for ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム is Sodium Laurilsulfate in Japanese.

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ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム is also known as


ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム belongs to this group or family:


Main tradenames from several countries containing ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム in its composition:

  • Aquanil
  • Clisteran™. Contains other elements than ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム in its composition
  • Euroclear
  • Lactofilm
  • Limectant
  • Micralax™. Contains other elements than ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム in its composition
  • Microlax ™. Contains other elements than ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム in its composition
  • Micronema™. Contains other elements than ラウリル硫酸ナトリウム in its composition


Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 288 daltons


  1. AEMPS. Micralax. Ficha técnica. 2013 Full text (in our servers)

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