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Sodium Lactate Liquid 60% 1 Gallon
Sodium Lactate 60% Liquid is a natural humectant, moisturizer and pH regulator.
In soapmaking it is used for a variety of purposes. Sodium Lactate can be used to harden cold process soap (makes it last longer) while minimizing shrinkage during curing, and to give the soap a "smoother" texture. When using the sodium lactate in cold process soapmaking, typically you will use up to 1/2 ounce per lb of fats to harden the bar, Or 0.5% to 4 percent , or 1 tsp per pound of oils. Typically you will add Sodium Lactate to your water phase (cooled Lye water) when making Cold Process Soap.
In lotionmaking - since is a natural humectant, and provides moisture, Sodium lactate makes a great additive to lotions and creams, usually replacing glycerin in the recipe, or added in addition to glycerin. In addition to the humectant properties, making your lotions and creams more moisturizing- you may also notice the lack of a sticky feel when using sodium lactate in your lotions and creams in place of glycerin.
It is produced from renewable non- animal, plant derived resources; namely vegetable sugars from corn and beets. It is biodegradable. It also has some preservation and inhibiting characteristics and uses.
Sodium Lactate 60% Liquid This is one full Gallon
In food, Sodium Lactate is often used as a preservative, acting as an inhibitor of bacteria growth.
1 gallon or buy the case
Physical Form: Clear Liquid
Solubility: Soluble in Water
Country of Origin: United States
Storage: Room temperature. Air tight container.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Ingredients: Sodium Lactate
Sodium lactate 60% Liquid This is one full Gallon - not a 7 pound bottle. Better Value.
Sodium Lactate is packaged in 1 Gallon Natural Finish containers to protect the material from sunlight. Keep stored in a cool dry place with no direct sunlight.
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