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Aluminium Lactate [25g]

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Aluminium Lactate 25g.

Aluminium Lactate can be used as an alternative to Aluminium Acetate. It is used as a mordant and fixative for natural dyes on all cellulose fibre including cotton, bamboo, flax and tencel. It improves light and washfastness of all natural dyes and achieves intense, clear colours.

On cotton use 5% to Weight of Fabric (WOF)

This can be used either in a hot or cold mordant bath. If used cold, leave the fibres for 24 hours stirring every now and again.

Aluminium Lactate is manufactured from lactic acid from the lactose separated from milk. It is a good substitute for Aluminium Acetate and less environmentally damaging. The product is certified compliant to GOTS 6.0.

Keep in an airtight container and avoid exposure to high humidity.

Safety Precautions:
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Do not breathe dust.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.

8 in stock

International Customers: Please make sure your country will accept chemicals through the post, we will not be responsible for any item refused or destroyed by border control.