Soda Ash Dense/Sodium Carbonate/Washing Soda/Soda Crystals/Sodium Dicarbonate
CTFA Name: Sodium Carbonate Anhydrous
INCI Name: Sodium Carbonate
Country of Origin: USA
Packaging: Bags, bio-degradable
Description: White, granular, free-flowing material
Applications: Skincare, Soap making
Benefits: pH Balancer, enhanced cleansing
Recommended usage: Soap, foaming cleansers, exfoliants, shampoo, conditioner, moisturizers
Usage Guidelines: Below 10%; soluble in the water phase of your formula
Sodium Carbonate is also referred to as Soda Ash, Soda Crystals, Washing Soda and Sodium Dicarbonate. It is used in the production of soap bars and detergents. Our Sodium Carbonate is made in the USA and is a Dense grade.
Sodium Carbonate is used in soap and foaming cleansers to help enhance the efficacy of the cleansers and to help control the pH balance.
In lotions, sodium carbonate can help reduce eczema, dermatitis and other skin rashes.
Used in cleansers, both powder, soap and foaming cleansers, Sodium Carbonate helps to dissolve and remote dirt, oils and other impurities from skin and hair. It helps to enhance the cleansing capabilities of soap bars, and is soft and soothing to the skin. Sodium Carbonate also works to balance the pH of your soap and cleanser formulas, plus it makes larger bubbles and great lather.
When used in skin exfoliants the dry Soda Ash helps to remove dead skin with gentle exfoliation. Sodium Carbonate also helps to absorb and remove oil, making it an excellent addition to products targeting acne prone or oily skin.
When used in Laundry Detergent formulas, Sodium Carbonate works as a stain remover and boosts cleansing effectiveness of your detergent. Sodium Carbonate does not foam on its own, but when mixed with surfactants, it does increase the foamability and cleansing action. You can also use Sodium Carbonate in a powder laundry detergent booster, blending Sodium Carbonate and Sodium Bicarbonate with a few drops of essential oil.
Sodium Carbonate is also used in dying of fabrics, balancing pH in swimming pools, glass making and brick making.
The soda ash produced in the US is natural soda ash, which requires much less energy, capital and raw materials than synthetic soda ash production, and is a significantly less-costly process.
Sodium Carbonate is a combination of sodium and acid, whereas sodium bicarbonate is a blend of sodium, acid, and hydrogen.
Sodium Carbonate is free of any California Prop 65 ingredients.
Sodium Carbonate is sold in 5-pound bio-degradable bags, 25-pound bags, or 50-pound bags. Please email us at email@example.com if you are interested in pallet pricing.
Storage: Air tight container.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from manufacturing date.