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What ingredients does Dial soap contain?

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Dial liquid hand soap contains benzethonium chloride, water, cetrimonium chloride, glycerin and Red 33. Other ingredients in Dial liquid hand soap are lauramine oxide, Blue 1, lauramidopropylamine oxide, tetrasodium EDTA and sodium chloride. Other inactive ingredients in Dial soap are sodium benzoate, fragrance, citric acid, PEG-120 methyl glucose dioleate and cocamide MEA.

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Dial bar soap's active ingredient is triclocarban, while its inactive ingredients include water, fragrance, talc, PEG-6 methyl ether and coconut acid. Dial's foaming hand soap's ingredients include benzethonium chloride, fragrance, lauramine oxide, nucifera and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.

Dial's body wash line contains similar ingredients, but they vary depending on the fragrance and color. For example, Dial's Coconut Water and Bamboo Lead Extract body wash contains cocamidopropyl betaine, Bambusa vulgaris leaf extract, PEG-8, cocos nucifera (coconut) fruit extract and polyquaternium-10, while Dial's Gold Antibacterial 'Round the Clock Odor Protection body wash contains Yellow 5, citric acid, sodium chloride and Red 5.

Dial soap kills approximately 99 percent of bacteria including staph, E. coli, strep and salmonella. Dial soaps also kill yeast, which makes them anti-microbial. Dial soaps kill 99 percent of MRSA strains. The Food and Drug Administration's over-the-counter-drug department has tested, proved and regulated Dial's soap recipe to ensure efficacy and safety.

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