Chemical Name: Sodium-L-(-)-2-hydroxy propionate aqueous solution..
Imported from USA.
Sodium Lactate 60% USP Natural Preservative
Sodium Lactate is naturally derived from the fermentation of
Lactic Acid. It is a clear colorless viscous liquid . Sodium
Lactate is considered to have antioxidant properties and can
improve bacterial stability with when used in combination with a
full spectrum preservative. Please note that Sodium Lactate is
not an effective preservative in itself but used in addition to a
full spectrum preservative to improve bacterial stability
Sodium Lactate is also considered to be a natural humectant
(draws moisture to itself) and is frequently used as a substitute
for glycerin in lotions, creams, hair care products and
cosmetics. When added to cold process soaps, it is said to harden
the soap faster, add creaminess and extend its shelf life in the
shower (does not melt easily). It is said to improve the
appearance of the finished soap, and ease with un-molding a batch
Sodium Lactate is a combination of 60% Sodium Lactate and 40%
Can be used in a wide variety of personal care formulations to
improve skin and scalp moisturization, and lighten complexion.
Soluble in water and alcohol.
Acts as a Bacteriostatic agent when combined with a full
Recommended use levels in a finished formulation is 1 - 3%.
It is a pH control agent.
Compounding procedures: May be added to water phase with heat to
ensure proper incorporation.
Please note: this is sold BY WEIGHT, not volume. Sodium Lactate
is heavy, so the bottle will not be full. You can check the
weight with scales, not with a measure cup!