Thursday, 2 May 2013


What is a base?
A base is a neutralizer. It's the opposite of acids; and they're very slippery and soapy. Bases are very good cleaners and they brush away decay. Some bases are commonly found in your daily cleaning products. A few bases are strong and dangerous. Bases are also the reason toothpaste is bubbly in your mouth, when mixed with water.

What is the general pH in Toothpaste?
The general pH in toothpaste is around a 9. This makes toothpaste slightly basic on the pH chart.

This pH chart, shows the different items and their approximate pH levels.

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