Liquid soap is a versatile cleaning product that is used in homes, businesses, and industries across Uganda. Making your own liquid soap at home is a cost-effective way to create a high-quality cleaning product that meets your specific needs. In this article, we will guide you step-by-step on how to make liquid soap in Uganda.
Materials needed:To make liquid soap.
2.Caustic soda (sodium hydroxide)
4.Soda ash (sodium carbonate)
5.Sulphonic acid (surfactant)
9.Container for mixing
Before beginning the process of making liquid soap, it is important to prioritize safety. Wear safety goggles and gloves to protect yourself from the caustic soda. Additionally, make sure you are working in a well-ventilated area to avoid inhaling any fumes.
>>Measure The Water
Measure out 1 liter of water and pour it into a container for mixing.
>>Add Caustic Soda
Add 100g of caustic soda to the water and stir with a stirring stick until it dissolves completely. It is important to note that this mixture will become very hot, so be careful not to touch it.
.Let It Cool
Leave the caustic soda mixture to cool down for about 30 minutes.
>>Mix Sulphonic Acid and Water
In another container, measure out 3 liters of water and add 500g of sulphonic acid. Mix well.
>>Add Soda Ash
Add 500g of soda ash to the sulphonic acid mixture and mix well.
In a separate container, mix 500g of nitrosol with 1 liter of water until it becomes a thick paste.
>>Add Nitrosol Paste
Add the nitrosol paste to the sulphonic acid mixture and stir well.
>>Add Caustic Soda Mixture
Add the caustic soda mixture to the other mixture slowly and stir continuously.
Add 100g of texapon to the mixture and stir well.
>>Add Perfume and Color
Add perfume and color to the mixture if desired.
.Let It Cool
Leave the mixture to cool down for about 24 hours. It will become thick and gel-like.
.Stir and Store
Stir the mixture well and transfer it into bottles or containers for storage and use.
Making high-quality liquid soap in Uganda is a simple process that requires attention to safety and detail. By following the above instructions, you can create a cost-effective, customized cleaning product that meets your specific needs. Remember to prioritize safety and work in a well-ventilated area. With a little practice, you can become an expert in making high-quality liquid soap.
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