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How To Produce Washing Detergent at Home.

Do you know why owners of big companies like Unilever and Pzcussion Nigeria plc will continue to smile to the bank? The reason is that Omo and Elephant detergent washing powder sells like hot cake in Nigeria.

The demand for detergent washing powder is very high in Nigeria, on daily bases tons of the products is purchased and used for washing dirty clothes, clean offices and factory floors e.t.c.

Although the above named companies produce detergents on a large scale but, you too can take advantage of the high demand for the product in Nigeria to start producing detergents at home in a small scale and generate some income.

Producing detergents at home does not require large capital, equipment and raw materials are not expensive, the production process is quite simple and above all it’s very profitable.
Below are the requirements for producing detergents washing powder at home.
Factory or Space required.
Since it’s a home based business you need to conserve your financial resources so, you don’t need to rent any factory or office space. You can use as factory, any vacant space in the house where you currently live. It could be your car garage, the back yard of your house or any vacant room.
List of equipment required.
Steel tank fitted with stirrer.
Weighing balance (scale).
Drying oven or you can use sunlight for drying.
List of raw materials required.
Fatty acid oil – 5 liters.
Caustic soda solution – 5liters.
Sulphuric acid – Add as desired.
Dye or colorants – Add as desired.
Perfume – Add as desired.
Capital needed
With N10, 000 and above you can start producing detergents at home and make some cool cash monthly.
Production process. 
Measure out 5liters of fatty acid oil and add blue dye to it.
Add 5liters of caustic soda solution and stir vigorously.
Add sulphric acid to the mixture immediately and stir well. 
NOTE: The reaction of this mixture is very fast and dries up immediately and it will also break the soap in to small bits.
Add perfume and dry the detergent completely in a drying oven or use sun to dry it up.
Finally after drying, take the detergent to a grinding machine and grind into small grains.
Pack the detergent in to small packaging nylon satchel for sale.
To sell your product fast, show it to friends, neighbors, co-workers e.t.c and it will surprise you to discover the kind of positive and encouraging feedback you will get from these people.
Reading this article on how to start producing detergent washing powder is timely; the current high rate of unemployment in Nigeria requires that you become empowered to overcome the present economic challenges.
Thus, I believe you will not just read this article and go to sleep without taking steps to start making money with this idea on home base detergent production.
Success is closer than failure only if you follow the right path in life.
Please help me share this article to friends on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, doing this will go a long way to empower more people economically and they will forever be grateful that you help them find the right path to success and prosperity.
I wish you success.

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  1. Rebecca Sukat Rebecca Sukat December 31, 2015

    I really want to no how to make detergent. So dat I can produce many, bec this days job is hard roda find. I thank u 4 d little idear.

  2. Taiwo Taiwo January 4, 2016

    Thank you for the ideas. Please what concentrations of the caustic soda solution and sulphuric acid do I need?

  3. chris chris February 20, 2016

    pls my name is chris, i will like to have your phone number or your contact cause ill to have a one on one training as regards the production of powder detergent.even if it means me paying for it, you can call or text me with this numbers, 08098177818, 07087087903. ill be expecting your call. thanks.

  4. friday friday February 25, 2016

    how can i produce all dry process powder detergent

  5. AMOSMALO AMOSMALO July 30, 2016

    thanks. i will try August 1st ,

  6. DaniEL ORJI DaniEL ORJI August 27, 2016

    Thanks For This Timeless Info,i Think Now I Have This Spark In Me To Not Just Impact My Generation Bt Also To Render Mindblowing Assistance.Now I’m Just An Undergraduate Bt I Two Yrs From Now Global Will Be An Understatement….I Admire Your Work Keep It Up

  7. Elizabeth David Elizabeth David December 9, 2016

    which type of grinding machine? can I use mortar to pound it? thanks for the information.

  8. oreoluwa oreoluwa January 29, 2017

    can i ve ur no sir cox i would like to b trained sir. here s my no. 08053834474

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  10. halid halid April 14, 2017

    Sulphurnic acid in this formula will peel the palm

  11. ijeoma ijeoma July 22, 2017

    thanks for the information. but what about the packaging

  12. Omolayo Ayodele Mary Omolayo Ayodele Mary August 29, 2017

    hw can i make every thing dry with out using grinder

  13. ada ada October 16, 2017

    God bless you lavishly for sharing this knowledge with others .

  14. Stanley Stanley October 27, 2017

    Please its sulphonic acid not sulphuric acid. Sulphuric is dangerous

  15. Ehiogu samuel Ehiogu samuel February 24, 2018

    Please where can i get the materials to make detergent

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