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The Sodium Lauryl Sulfate used in our toothpastes is not palm oil derived.
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I realise now that my original letter, instead of asking whether the SLS was palm oil derived, should've asked whether any of the ingredients were palm oil derived - economy of truth is what big companies do best so I have written to them again asking for an unequivocal yes or no as to whether it contains palm oil/derivatives.
Notice how they have just ignored everything I said about the forest people being displaced in the country where they buy their palm oil.
When searching for other sources of palm oil free toothpaste, I came across Biome in Australia (where else?!) They have two toothpastes listed and I wrote to ask them if they were palm oil free and they have assured me that they are. They are:
- Pure and Green Organics teeth and guns toothpaste - mint
- Riddells Creek organic toothpaste
I'll naturally report here what I think of it.