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Essentially Natural Sodium Lactate Solution

Essentially Natural Sodium Lactate Solution

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INCI: Sodium lactate solution

Sodium lactate is the salt of lactic acid, and is a wonderful humectant and moisturiser in skincare products.

In addition to its moisturising properties, it is commonly used in soap making to help harden the soap. A harder bar means the soap can be unmolded quicker (saving you time), and it lasts longer (making customers happy).

Size: 50ml, 100ml, 200ml, 500ml or 1L.

  • Its primary use of that of a humectant in skin and hair care
  • Also used in soap making, to harden bars faster!
  • Acts as a pH buffer when used in conjunction with lactic acid
  • Can be used to gently adjust pH upwards in acidic solutions
  • Moisturising and humectant properties
  • Ability to hold water, similarly to hyaluronic acid
  • Rich in electrolytes (salts), as sodium lactate is the salt of lactic acid

Can be used to replace vegetable glycerine in a formula. Add to the water phase.

Can be hot or cold processed.

pH: 7.67

Typical usage rate in personal care products: 2% but can be used from 0.5 - 4%.

In soapmaking:

CP soaps: 1 teaspoon/500g oils, added to cooled lye water.

HP soaps: 3-5% of oils weight

Sodium lactate, water

50% solution

SDS available for download here

COA available for download here

Note: A Certificate of Analysis (COA) is a document sharing the outcomes of a scientific test. It helps us verify that a product meets the specified standards. These tests are conducted on product batches, so slight variations in results between different batches are normal. If the batch number on this COA doesn't match the one on the product you bought from us, please get in touch with us. This is just one recent instance. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

For Your Safety

This natural product is for external use only. Please exercise caution and do not ingest or take internally. Store away from children, animals, sunlight and heat. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your medical care-giver before use.

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