Why Common salt is added during preparation of Soaps?

  • Jai Mishra answered Aug. 18, 2017, 12:18 p.m. at

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The saponification reaction is exothermic in nature, because heat is liberated during the process. The soap formed remains in suspension form in the mixture. Soap is precipitated as a solid from the suspension by adding common salt to the suspension. This process is called Salting out of Soap.

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