Tide Purclean Ingredients

Tide Purclean ingredients

Tide purclean™ liquid laundry detergent is certified by the USDA BioPreferred program to be 65% bio-based. It is formulated to be free of dyes, chlorine, phosphates, ethanolamine and optical brighteners.

Ingredients

Ingredient

In Simpler Terms

Purpose

water

water

stabilizes formula

sodium laureth 1.0 sulfate

plant based surfactant*

provides deep cleaning

propylene glycol

plant based solvent

stabilizes formula

laureth-9

plant based surfactant*

provides deep cleaning

sodium citrate

plant based pH adjuster

controls water hardness

lauramine oxide

plant based surfactant*

provides deep cleaning

sodium hydroxide

mineral based pH adjuster

balances formula pH

sodium cocoate

plant based cleaning agent

reduces sudsing

ethanol

plant based solvent

stabilizes formula

polyethyleneimine ethoxylate

petroleum based polymer

suspends soils in wash water

polyethyleneimine ethoxylate propoxylate

petroleum based polymer

enhances cleaning efficiency

sodium tetraborate

mineral based enzyme stabilizer

maintains enzyme performance

pentasodium pentetate

petroleum based chelant

binds metal ions in wash water

Tide purclean™ perfume (scented only)

fragrance

adds scent to laundry

calcium formate

mineral based enzyme stabilizer

maintains enzyme performance

protease **

bio-based enzyme

fights tough stains

amylase **

bio-based enzyme

fights tough stains

*Surfactants are built from plant based raw materials and contain some petroleum based components. This is accounted for in the 65% USDA BioPreferred certification.

**Formula also contains small amounts of sodium formate, sorbitol, and phenoxyethanol. These ingredients act as enzyme stabilizers prior to manufacturing to ensure optimal cleaning performance. Formula also contains a small amount of silicone polymer for manufacturing.