Soda Ash (light ash, dense ash)

Generic names Sodium carbonate, Carbonate of soda
Chemical formula Na2CO3
Packing / shipping method Bulk transpotation,Flexible containers and paper bags

Product overview

Soda Ash is used in a wide range of fields as a material for making glass, detergent, and inorganic chemicals, and also as food additives. The difference between light ash and dense ash is its relative density, and Tokuyama provides both of them.

Tokuyama began producing soda ash in 1918 as its first business in starting up.


・Industrial grade
・Food-additive grade

General applications

・Material for flat glass, bottle glass and glass wool (a heat insulating)

・Material for soap and detergents


・Water treatment auxiliary agent

Special characteristics

・A fine white powder that is absorbent and easily dissolves in water

・Highly alkaline in water solution, and produces carbon dioxide in reaction to acid

Inquiries Concerning Products

Chemicals Planning Dept.

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