WASHING SODA CRYSTALS
A multipurpose, easily dissolved, low allergy natural product and it contains approximately 40% sodium carbonate.
This versatile product has been used for many years in a variety of domestic & industrial applications. It is a non-toxic, user-friendly product to use and store, providing useful and inexpensive cleaning either on their own or as a companion to most alkaline cleaners.
General Cleaning: For general washing down of floors, walls and work areas use Soda Crystals dissolved in water. The addition of Soda Crystals to cleaning solutions for cleaning fat and greasy deposits from floors, walls, concrete areas and work benches etc, enhances the performance of soaps and cleansers, greatly assists detergent grease cutting qualities & inhibits killing of detergent action by grease & fats.
Soda Crystals should not be used on aluminium.
Industrial Use: Washing Soda Crystals have particular application to abattoirs, freezing works and meat processing plants where a safe, non-toxic material for cleaning fat from floors and walls is required. Excellent as a general cleaner in food storage and preparation areas. For example, Soda crystals dissolved in water may be used as a water softener in tripe processing or as a user-friendly floor cleaner in boning rooms.
Domestic Use: In most instances, Soda Crystals need to be diluted with water making up one of the following solutions: Mild - 1 tablespoon to 500ml of water. Regular - Half a cup to 500ml of water. Strong - 1 cup to 500ml of water.
Soda Crystals are very effective but are also gentle. However, if you are submerging your hands in a soda crystal solution for a long time, it is advisable to wear rubber gloves - especially if you have sensitive skin.
NB Always test fabrics for colour fastness before using Soda Crystals to soak, wash or remove stains
Low Allergy Laundering: If, for allergy reasons, regular Laundry Powder cannot be used then substitute it with an equal amount of Soda Crystals. A longer wash or pre-soaking in Soda Crystals may be necessary for heavily soiled items.
General machine wash: By adding half a cup of Soda Crystals to your wash load you will soften the water and need to use less of your usual powder.
Greasy work clothes and stains: Soda Crystals are renowned for their ability to dissolve grease. Soak greasy clothes and textiles overnight in a Regular solution, before washing normally.
Cleaning your Washing Machine: To clean the drum, remove smells and kill bacteria add one cup of Soda Crystals to the detergent dispenser on an empty cycle and run on the longest hottest wash. This will eliminate any detergent from the pipes, leaving your washing machine sparkling and working more efficiently.
Cleaning Blackened/Burnt Pans: A strong Soda Crystal solution is very effective for removing burnt-on grease and food from pans, dishes and grill pans. Soak stubborn debris overnight in a Regular solution.