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Grandma's Soapdish & Sundries, LLC
Making Quality Organic Soaps in Connecticut Since 1998
email: diane@grandmassoapdish.com



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SAPONIFICATION CHART FOR BAR SOAPMAKING

The general formula for calculating the amount of lye you will need for each type of oil
that you're using in your soap recipe, is this:
OIL IN OUNCES x SAP VALUE = AMOUNT OF LYE NEEDED IN OUNCES

TYPE OF FIXED OIL SODIUM HYDROXIDE (SAP value)
Avocado Oil .1330
Goatsmilk .1672
Canola Oil .1240
Castor Oil .1286
Cocoa Butter .1370
Coconut Oil .1900
Grapeseed Oil .1265
Hemp Seed Oil .1345
Jojoba Oil (wax) .0690
Lard Fat .1380
Mango Butter .1280
Neem Oil .1387
Olive Oil .1340
Palm Kernel Oil .1560
Palm Oil .1410
Safflower Oil .1360
Sesame Seed Oil .1330
Shea Butter .1280
Shortening (soy or soy/palm) .1360
Soybean Oil .1350
Sunflower Seed Oil .1340
Tallow (solely beef fat) .1405
Wheatgerm Oil .1310



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