Calcium Chloride

INCI Name
Calcium Chloride
Ingredient origins
Brine, Limestone
Role
Viscosity Modifying Agent
Common name
Calcium Chloride
EWG score
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The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
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Ingredient details

Calcium chloride is a crystalline salt of calcium and chloride that is highly soluble in water. It can be derived from limestone, brine and also as by-product of the Solvay process. We use calcium chloride as a visosity modifying agent in our laundry detergents. Other uses include as a firming agent in preserved foods and in medicine.