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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 290--291

A study on the pH of commonly used soaps/cleansers available in the Indian market


C/o Galderma India, 23 Steelmade Industrial estate, 2nd floor, Marol village, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400 059, India

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Gulrez Tyebkhan
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India
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Cleansers, commonly referred to as soaps (though all soaps are cleansers, all cleansers are not soaps), are an important adjuvant in the treatment of any dermatological condition. In order to recommend a cleanser, many aspect should be taken into consideration one important being its pH. pH of a cleanser tends to have an impact on the skin in several ways viz. alteration of bacterial flora and pH, moisture content and irritation. A study was conducted to evaluate the pH of various commonly available soaps/cleansers available in the Indian market. Most of the commonly used soaps have an alkaline pH.






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