What chemicals are in Fairy Liquid?

What chemicals are in Fairy Liquid?


  • 15-30% Anionic Surfactants,
  • 5-15% Non-Ionic Surfactants,
  • Benzisothiazolinone,
  • Methylisothiazolinone,
  • Phenoxyethanol,
  • Perfumes,
  • Limonene.

What is washing up liquid made of?

The main ingredient is water; the main active ingredients are detergents. Detergents are used, rather than soaps, because they do not react with any minerals in the water to form soap scum. There are other thickening and stabilizing agents.

Can you get poisoned by Fairy Liquid?

Consultation with Toxbase suggested that low volume ingestion of Fairy Liquid causes no ill effects; however, if a large volume is ingested nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea will result.

Is Fairy washing liquid toxic?

Do you also know that Fairy Liquid is toxic? The good news is that it is not carcinogenic, corrosive or toxic, and ingestion is unlikely to cause more than an upset stomach and a little extra time to go to the bathroom. However, it is irritating and can cause severe eye damage.

What pH is Fairy Liquid?

General cleaning products such as washing up liquid and carpet cleaning solutions will be neutral with a pH value of between 6 and 9.

Why does Fairy Liquid have a baby?

The Fairy baby on the logo went some way to allay the user that the powerful detergents used to clean their dishes would not leave them with dishwasher’s hands. This message was carried through to advertising where the jingles promised that “hands that do dishes can feel as soft as your face” by using the product.

What pH level is Fairy Liquid?

Neutral Products General cleaning products such as washing up liquid and carpet cleaning solutions will be neutral with a pH value of between 6 and 9.

Does Fairy Liquid have salt in it?

“Washing up liquid does contain a ‘salt’ but this is the active ingredient and should not be confused with road salt. There is nothing in a washing-up liquid that will exacerbate corrosion – there’s no sodium chloride salt to worry about.

Should you rinse washing up liquid?

Washing up liquid will not do one’s insides much good, so rinsing is important to remove traces.

Is it safe to eat washing up liquid?

In most cases, washing up liquid should not be poisonous in small amounts. However, any amount of dish washing liquid in your body can result in irritation, vomiting, diarrhea and upset stomach. If these symptoms are persistent or become worse, you should always seek medical attention.

Can you bathe in Fairy Liquid?

But one brunette beauty queen keeps her hair soft and shiny by bathing in Fairy Liquid. The retired carpenter, 62, said: ‘Shampooing the black ones with Fairy Liquid seems to give them a perfect sheen, but it’s too drastic for the whites, so I use something milder – Dove Body Wash. They quite like it.

Is Fairy Liquid non alkaline?

They are made with strong petroleum-based detergents and a strong alkali. Skin irritation or burns may occur following exposure to dissolved detergents.

Is Fairy Liquid an acid or an alkali?

Is fairy liquid an acid or an alkali? Fairy Liquid contains acid this is because acid helps remove the food stains. Q: Is fairy liquid an acid or an alkali?

Is Fairy Liquid really 50% longer than other products?

Famous for the ‘mild green Fairy Liquid’ slogan as well as is claim to last 50 per cent longer than any other brand, Fairy boasts a seal of approval by the British Skin Foundation, though this claim is not all that it seems. The British Skin Foundation is a charity that P&G (along with many other product manufacturers) supports financially.

What are the ingredients in fairy perfumes?

Depending on Fairy variant, they may include ingredients like Limonene, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Amyl Cinnamal, Geraniol, Citronellol…etc. Please refer to product labels for specific perfume ingredients. All our fragrance raw materials meet or exceed IFRA standards.

Are fairy products safe to use?

Please do take a closer look at what’s inside your Fairy products and feel confident in the knowledge that Fairy has been thoroughly assessed to be safe for intended use. >Ingredients marked in bold are specific to Premium Fairy products, providing enhanced product benefits.