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CHEM: Soda Ash

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Soda Ash

Soda Ash (AKA Sodium carbonate and Carbonic acid) is used as an alkali fixative for Reactive Dyes. It is a mild eye and skin irritant and should always be used wearing protective gloves and safety eye glasses. Use with: cotton, linen, rayon, bamboo, and other plant based fibers, as well as silk. Follow the directions given in your particular dye book, keeping in mind that silk fabric requires less concentration of soda ash and less time soaking in the solution.