Sodium Sulphate

Sodium Sulphate was discovered in 1625 by Johan Rudolf Glauber, therefore Sodium Sulphate is often called Glauber’s salt. In the previous centuries Sodium Sulphate was mainly being used as a raw material to produce Soda Ash (Sodium Carbonate).

Today Sodium Sulphate is still being used in various applications. The largest use of Sodium Sulphate is as a filler of powder detergents, consuming approximately 50% of the global production. Due to its free-flowing properties and low price, Sodium Sulphate can easily be used as filler in powder detergents.

Sodium Sulphate is also being used in the Paper, Glass, Textile & Feed Industry.

In general Sodium Sulphate can be produced in two ways; either it come from natural sources or it is being produced as a by-product of the chemical industry.


Used as filler is powder detergents
Good free flowing properties
Cost efficient in formula’s (low price)