Chemical Water Stock Solution – DO NOT INGEST

Chemical Water Stock Solution Recipe for Dyeing (DO NOT INGEST)

This recipe for chemical water for dyeing comes from one of my most used books from college – Fabric Painting and Dyeing for the Theatre by Deborah Dryden

  • 1 tsp Calgon or other water softener
  • 10 Tbsp urea
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 2 cups cold water

Stir Calgon and urea into the hot water until dissolved.  Add the cold water and stir well.

Stock can be stored, refrigerated, for several months.