Sodium cocoate (salt form)

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Peaceinc

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Hey guys, I’m new to this forum and am in some need of help. I’m looking for a US supplier of sodium cocoate in salt form that sells in smaller quantities. I’m using this to make a liquid chalk for rock climbing so it has to be the salt form and figured since it’s used in soaps, this would be a good place to get some info. Thanks everyone!
 

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Sodium cocoate is merely soap made from coconut oil. Soap is a salt, as chemists define the word.

If you don't care to make soap yourself, look for "cold water" soap or mariners/marine soap. Kirk's Castile soap is one place to start. Google tells me it contains Sodium Cocoate,Water, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Gluconate, Fragrance.

Glycerin is a natural byproduct of soap making.
Sodium chloride is table salt used in the soap purification process.
Sodium gluconate is a chelator that is used to increase the shelf life of soap.​
 

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Sodium cocoate is merely soap made from coconut oil. Soap is a salt, as chemists define the word.

If you don't care to make soap yourself, look for "cold water" soap or mariners/marine soap. Kirk's Castile soap is one place to start. Google tells me it contains Sodium Cocoate,Water, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Gluconate, Fragrance.

Glycerin is a natural byproduct of soap making.
Sodium chloride is table salt used in the soap purification process.
Sodium gluconate is a chelator that is used to increase the shelf life of soap.​
That is correct but from my understanding there’s a process that dehydrates the fatty acids from sodium cocoate (saponified coconut with sodium hydroxide) into a salt form, which deprives oils from the finished product. I need them in this form to absorb the oils from the skin making the skin dry and reduce surface oils.
 

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You've changed the quest from sodium cocoate, as you asked in your original post, to what I gather is sodium cocoate that has gone through a chemical dehydration reaction. Or gone through a physical drying process. Or something.

In other words, I'm not at all sure I understand what you want. Please provide a link to some manufacturer's tech data or general literature on this product to provide more clarity.
 

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