How To Start Liquid Soap Making Business

Soap making business is a lucrative business to invest in, Be it laundry soap, or toilet soap. All are huge are huge necessity. Your production can start from small to large scale. We have local soap producer who have been into this business for long and they are doing greatly well financially through the business.

Liquid soap use in Nigeria is on the high use presently as many prefer to use it to wash cloth and kitchen utensils because it requires less energy. Liquid soap production in Nigeria is a good business one can venture into with less capital and start making huge money with few months. The process of formulating liquid soap remains as that of the other solid soap only that it exist as liquid. The base of the product is water. The quantity of water that is required for the production of a given volume of detergent is relatively high. It is necessary to have a good source of water supply when you want to venture into liquid soap production. In this post I will be sharing with you a step by step guide on how to produce liquid wash for home use or for the public.

The requirements can be easily accessed because they are all available in Nigerian markets. In order to market your business, visit retail outlets, supermarkets where you know they sell similar home use products. Supply them with some quantity at a discounted rate and give them the privilege to sell before coming to get your money because it is a new product.

You can spend a little in printing tags to be attached to each plastic. This gives your product a brand and it will also contain the address and phone contacts enabling buyers to contact you directly.


Requirement For Liquid Soap

Mixing bowl

Buckets

Hand glove

Wooden spoon

Container

Water

Materials Needed For 40 Litres Of Liquid Detergent
Nitrosol/Antisol/C.M.C(Carboxy methyl cellulos )…………….…….2 tin Milk cup (Very Full)
Sulphonic Acid………………………………………………………………………. 2 Litre
Caustic Soda………………………………………………………………………….. 2/3 tin milk cup
Soda Ash…………………………………………………………………………………1 tin milk cup
Texapon…………………………………………………………………………………. 11 – 20 teaspoonfuls
Formaline(optional)…………………………………………………………………6-16 teaspoonfuls (optional)
Perfume(fragrance)……………………………………………………………….. As desired
SLS( Sodium Laurate Sulphate)……………………………………………… 11-20 teaspoonfuls
Sodium Tripoyphosphate(S.T.P.P)……………………………………….11-20 teaspoonfuls
Colorant………………………………………………………………………………….. As desired
Water……………………………………………………………………………………… 35litres

Method of preparation

  • Dissolve the caustic soda with 2 litres of water and all to stay for 30minutes to 1hr or over night.
  • Dissolve soda ash in 2 litre of water and allow to stay for 30min/hr or over night.
  • Get your sulphonic acid, pour inside an empty bowl, add your perfume(fragrance) to it and the texapon, then add like 10litres of water and stir very well for about 5-10minutes
  • Dissolve the SLS with 5 tin milk cup of water
  • Dissolve the STPP with 5 tin milk cups of water also
  • Get the Nitrosol but if is C.M.C you are using, make sure it is dissolved 2 days to the preparation of the soap with 10litres of water. If you are using Nitrosol, It is used instantly(as in, no need soaking it down)

PREPARATION

  • Get the Nitrosol that has been dissolved in water or the c.mc, that has been dissolved for 2 days to the preparation of the soap.
  • Add the dissolved Sulphonic acid, texapon and perfume to either Nitrosol or C.M.C depending on the one you are using and stir very well
  • Add already dissolved Caustic soda and stir very well.
  • Add the already dissolved soda ash and stir properly
  • Add formalin to the content and stir properly.
  • Add the dissolved S.T.P.P and Stir
  • Add the dissolved SLS to the Content
  • Dissolve you colorant in water and ensure that the colorant is completely dissolved, then add it to the solution and stir thoroughly
  • Add some quantity of water to the mixture, depending on the thickness of the mixture. Leave the mixture for some hours or preferably till the following day and then package for use.

Price of the Materials
Sulphonic Acid 2litres……………………………………………………………………..1000
Nitrosol 1/4kg………………………………………………………………………………600
S.L.S 1/8kg…………………………………………………………………………………200
Caustic Soda 1/2kg…………………………………………………………………………..50
Soda Ash 1/2kg……………………………………………………………………………..100
Texapon 1/8kg………………………………………………………………………………200
STTP 1/4kg…………………………………………………………………………………100
Perfume………………………………………………………………………………………200
Colour…………………………………………………………………………………………50
Formaline 1/4 kg………………………………………………………………………………120

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