PInk Stuff

02006-07-03 | Environment | 0 comments

Newsletter from Pangea Organics

Have you ever noticed when you go into a public restroom, there next to the sink is a dispenser full of “pink stuff”? Have you ever asked yourself – what’s in the pink stuff?

Unlike the “pink stuff,” which can take over 200 years to breakdown in an ecosystem, Pangea Organics’ soap begins to biodegrade within 48 hours after washing and rinsing. Pangea uses nothing but the good stuff – and good restaurants know it’s all about the ingredients!

Answer to What’s in the Pink Stuff: Active Ingredients Triclosan 0.60% Ingredients Water Aqua, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Dipropylene Glycol, Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Fragrance Parfum, Disodium Phosphate, Citric Acid, Red 4 CI 14700, Yellow 5 CI 19140 ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent C8-10 & C10-16 Polyglycosides000000-57-6 Glycerin000056-81-5 Lauramide diethanolamine (DEA)000120-40-1 Ammonium lauryl sulfate002235-54-3 Sodium laureth sulfate009004-82-4 Cocoamidopropylbetaine061789- 40-0 D-Glucopyranose, oligomeric, C10-16-alkyl glycosides

It would seem silly to travel around with your own soap dispenser, in case a restaurant serves up only the pink sludge. But I think one should draw conclusions: encountering the pink stuff in a truckstop feels natural, but if you find it in a restaurant that claims to be natural or even organic then you would be smart to think that something is amiss and maybe start wondering what you just ate…

I just don’t see us washing our hands, meaning wasting water, 10 or 20 years from now. I wonder how we’ll get the grime off…


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