Pectate lyase is an enzyme, which is found in plants and plant bacteria. The enzyme enables the break down of plant materials, which is used in detergents, where it enables the stain removal of grassy stains etc.
Phenoxyethanol is an aromatic ether which is used as a preservative.
It is difficult to avoid preservatives in personal care and cleaning/washing since water give rise to good growing conditions for bacteria’s, fungus and mold. If microorganisms are allowed to grow this could, besides destroying the product and limit the durability, also result in a risk for infection for the consumer.
Sodium laureth sulphate is a so-called anionic tenside - i.e. is an active ingredient with lathering and emulsifying effects. An emusifier enables the mix of oily and watery components, which contributes to the fact that grease, oil and dirt is easily dissolved and can be washed off.
The substance is used in many different product types - including cosmetic products such as shampoo and liquid soap as well as cleaning products and detergents.
The substance is made from palm oil and is a so-called active (cleansing) substance, emulsifier and viscosity regulating ingredient in cosmetic products, household products and such. An emulsifier enables the mix of oily and watery components in a product.
The substance is used in detergents, shower gels and hand soap.
Subtilisin is a protein splitting enzyme, which is primarily used in detergents and cleaning products. The enzyme helps remove protein-containing stains. Subtilsin is extracted from a bacteria species called Bacillus subtilis.