Soda Crystals are one of the most versatile cleaning and laundry products on the market. They’re safe and economical, and have been used for hundreds of years, but some people are still confused about what they are and how they can be used. That’s why we’ve put together a few facts about our beloved Soda Crystals…
Unfortunately they are sometimes confused with much stronger, corrosive Caustic Soda (Sodium Hydroxide) which are more aggressive and must be used with care when used around the home.
Soluble crystals used for a number of household and industrial uses, due to their alkaline properties. Around the home, they are used to soften water, dissolve grease and remove organic stains, including wine.
Soda Crystals are a simple, one ingredient product, with no other additives which makes them less likely to cause an allergic reaction such as perfumes or enzymes. They are made sustainably in the UK, are biodegradable, contain no phosphates, bleach, petrochemicals and are not tested on animals.
Soda Crystals are made and distributed by Dri-Pak, an independent family-run company based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. They are available in all major supermarkets as well as many hardware stores and independent shops. More on availability.
Soda Crystals have been around for donkey’s years… we’re talking centuries old. Your Gran would tell you that her mother used them!
Soda Crystals have literally hundreds of uses including softening water, dissolving grease, removing laundry stains and generally being an all round household superstar (or at least we like to think so!).
Here’s just a few of our favourite uses for Soda Crystals…