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Surf Biological Liquid Detergent Perfect Black

To find out more about the ingredients used in the product and its function simply click on ingredient name. Due to limited space on pack, we also disclose a longer list of fragrance ingredients. For recently launched products or where the formulation has changed, this detailed fragrance information might not be immediately available as it takes time to update each product page.

We take great care to ensure information on this site is up to date. However, please always check the product packaging for the most up to date ingredients used.

All product names which include a date (month and year) are no longer manufactured.

Ingredient Function
Aqua Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Sodium Dodecylbenzenesulfonate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Laureth-7 Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Sodium Laureth Sulfate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
TEA-Dodecylbenzenesulfonate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Parfum Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
TEA-Hydrogenated Cocoate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Sodium Chloride Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Sodium Diethylenetriamine Pentamethylene Phosphonate Sequestrant
Helps prevent impurities from water from causing adverse effects on product performance, appearance, or stability.
Aziridine homopolymer ethoxylated Anti-redeposition Agent
Helps prevent the removed dirt in washing water from reattaching to a surface
Triethanolamine Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Acrylates Copolymer Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Propylene Glycol Hydrotrope
Allows cleaning agents to be uniformly dispersed within a product.
Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer Opacifier
Makes the product appear more opaque or pearly
Glycerin Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Sodium Sulfate Process by-product
A secondary component/ingredient which is created when making the product
1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dimethyl ester, polymer:1, Anti-redeposition Agent
Helps prevent the removed dirt in washing water from reattaching to a surface
Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Linalool Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Methylisothiazolinone Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Ceteareth-80 Additive
Added to a product to improve one or more important properties
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Octylisothiazolinone Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Cellulase Enzyme
Boosts the cleaning properties of a product to help remove specific stains at lower temperatures e.g. fats, egg, blood.
Dimethicone Antifoaming Agent
Prevents excessive foam or bubbles forming when a product is used
Peptides, salts, sugars from fermentation (process) Process by-product
A secondary component/ingredient which is created when making the product
Cellulose Gum Emulsion Stabiliser
Prevents a mixture from separating and helping to increase a product's shelf life
Hydrogenated Vegetable Glyceride Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Lauric Acid Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Magnesium Chloride Stabilising Agent
Helps maintain the stability of a product's formulation, appearance and texture
Magnesium Nitrate Stabilising Agent
Helps maintain the stability of a product's formulation, appearance and texture
Steareth-20 Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Xanthan Gum