Label Detective: Morning Fresh Dishwashing Liquid

Morning Fresh Dishwashing Liquid contains the following ingredients. Interestingly, these are not listed on the product anywhere. The Cussons website provides this ingredient list.


Sodium Dodecylbenzenesulfonate: (petroleum derived) rarely causes allergic reactions; irritation on sensitive skin; some animal studies show adverse effects.

Sodium Laureth Sulfate: (petroleum derived) can cause or promote acne; skin, eye or lung irritation.

Alcohol: does not state whether it is pure, which is generally considered safe, or denatured, which is considered broadly toxic; skin irritation; neurotoxicity; birth defects; teratogenic.

Lauramidopropyl Betaine: generally considered safe.

Lauryl Glucoside: generally considered safe.

Isopropyl Alcohol: skin dryness and irritation; suspected respiratory, cardiovascular, kidney, liver, developmental and neuro toxicity.

Parfum: designed to mask. Not considered for safe use in cosmetics; suspected immuno and neuro toxicity; allergic reactions; asthma

Limonene: sensitisation; skin, eye and lung irritation; wildlife and environmental toxicity.

Tetrasodium EDTA: (petroleum derived) Generally considered safe when used within concentration limits.

Benzsiothiazolinone: (ingredient not found)

Geraniol: allergic reactions; skin and eye irritation; contact dermatitis.

Citrall: may cause irritation to skin, eyes or lungs; allergic reactions; sensitisation.

Linalool: allergic reactions; skin irritation; facial psoriasis.

Citronellol: irritation to skin, mouth, eyes or lips; allergic reactsions; sensitisation.

Colorant: (ingredient not found)

I used The Chemical Maze Shopping Companion (Bill Statham 2008) to decipher the ingredient functions and potential effects.

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I'm an Aussie mum blogging about my parenting journey, toxic chemical-free living, healthful living, nutrition, food as medicine and my learnings as I head towards semi self-sufficiency.
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5 Responses to Label Detective: Morning Fresh Dishwashing Liquid

  1. Wally Pegoda says:

    Skin irritations can be caused by pathogenic organisms and also some chemicals can cause skin irritation too. ,`,:;

    Most recently released brief article on our own web blog

  2. Cristal Cora says:

    Skin irritation can be caused by things such as pathogens and chemicals. ,

    Take a look at all of the most recently released posting at our blog

  3. E says:

    what do you use to wash the dishes Heff?

  4. Carla schillig says:

    Is this available in the United States?

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