SS 625:2016 (2023)

Specification for liquid hand soap


This Singapore Standard defines the specifications of liquid hand soap meant for direct application to the skin exclusively for hand cleansing purposes. It covers the requirements for soap-based and synthetic surfactant-based liquid hand soap.

This standard excludes alcohol-based hand products that do not require rinsing. This standard is not intended to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


This standard was first published in 2016. It was confirmed and classified as a mature standard without any changes in 2023.


Status Mature
Edition 2016
No. of Pages 2017
ICS Classification
Committee Chemical Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption -