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Sodium Lactate

Sodium lactate is a natural moisturizer, humectant, and pH regulator used in soaps, lotions, shampoo, and other bath products.  Sodium lactate can replace vegetable glycerin in lotion formulations. Sodium lactate is used in cold process soap to harden the soap. Use 1/2 oz. to 1 oz. sodium lactate per pound of soap oils.  One gallon is approximately 11 pounds but is sold by volume.

Sodium lactate is water soluble.

Packaged in an opaque, white HDPE plastic bottle to reduce exposure to sunlight. Store in an air tight container in a cool, dark place.

Shelf life is 1 year from purchase.

INCI: Sodium Lactate

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Don't Make Soap Without It!

Reviewer: A viewer from OH USA 12/22/12

Makes soaps smooth and maybe a little harder over the long run. I can easily remove them from the molds/peel the freezer paper off and they stay so nice and smooth. I tried plain salt added to the lye water, but it's just not the same.

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Reviewer: A viewer from Lumberton, NC USA 11/02/14

I have been wanting to try sodium lactate for a while now and finding it on NG for such a great price let me try it. I know I will be a long time customer!

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Works Great!

Reviewer: A viewer from SLC, UT 02/28/16

This has really helped me with hardening my soap bars quicker and also helping them come out of the mold cleaner!

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I'm the happiest soap maker in the world!!!!

Reviewer: A viewer from Port Saint Lucie, FL US 06/11/12

OMG OMG!!!! What can I say about this stuff ..... I am telling u for some reason my soaps would take days to be ready to cut and I'm one who likes to cut the next day lol and this dose just that Thank You NG ur the best .... ♥♥♥♥ Lilly

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