Clean Beauty | phosphate-free

At -417, phosphate-free refers to the positive environmental impact we are taking to reduce harmful effects on natural resources

Sodium phosphate and disodium phosphate are used as buffering agents. Disodium phosphate also functions as a corrosion inhibitor. Trisodium phosphate is used as a chelating agent and a pH adjuster.

Phosphates are inorganic compounds that have been used in skin care products to control the pH in cosmetic products and even act to prevent deterioration in these products.  Unfortunately, phosphates have harmful effects on lakes, rivers and fresh water systems.

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