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We are all aware how unpleasant our environments could be sometimes this is not good for man’s health. Most of us take air freshener for granted. But without them our offices spaces and commercial restrooms would quickly become hostile for both workers and customers.

Air freshener gives an inviting smell wherever it is applied and they are very essential.
Modern air freshener does not only freshens the environments but also destroy micro organisms that are harmful to health, they can be used anywhere be it in the hospitals, schools, churches etc.

SEE ALSO: How to Make Perfume with 100% Natural Fragrance

Air Freshener in Nigeria
Collection of Air Freshener |

It is a business you will gain so much we have known names like Airwick drummer, Swiss air freshener and glade that have been in this business for decade.

This companies have made a lot out of this business in the past year, have you ever considered the daily take home from starting up this business? I believe starting up an air freshener business will help you get on the path of achieving your goals if you do it right. Read on and learn more.

Below are the practical steps how to make good air freshener. It contains all the requirements and the measurements, go through it and drop us a comment.

Required Chemicals and Formulation

Sulphonic acid: This is a dark brown highly viscous liquid. It functions to neutralize the caustic soda solution and consequently create a room for perfume absorption.

Caustic Soda: It is also called sodium hydroxide. it exists as solid pearls. It has a very high solubility in water, dissolving to give basic solution. It functions to promote the absorption of perfume by the mixture since the perfume is of oil base.

Formalin: This is a harsh-smelling liquid. It is the disinfectant in the formulation. Germs, bacteria etc. are eliminated by this chemical. Formalin should be treated with care as it is very harmful to the skin.

Colorant: This gives color to the formulation. It should be noted that just a small amount of colorant is needed.

Perfume: Perfume aromatizes the mix and confers pleasant smell on the product. The type that appeals the manufacturer suffices for the product.


Caustic soda pearls ——– 1 spoon
Soda Ash ——————- 3 spoons
Sulphonic acid ————– ½ cup
Formalin ——————– 1 teaspoon
Water ———————– 4 liters
Perfume ——————– to taste


Solvent Water ————– 100%
Emulsifier Sodium laurel — 0.5%
Preservative Boric acid —–1%
Extender Propylene glycol –10%
Attractiveness any desired colour desired quantity
Scent any desired ———- 5%
Colorant ——————– to taste

Method of Making Air Freshener

Wash and drain mixer. Clean also your filter with soap and rid it of dirt.
Measure the specified quantity of water into the mixer and follow it with the specified caustic soda pearls. Stir gradually to dissolve the pearls. At this stage the solution is expected to generate some heat. Then measure sulphonic acid into the mixer and increase your stirring rate.

Stir till it mixes completely with the caustic soda solution. Now check the PH paper correct if necessary, to ensure the acid is neutralized. The PH must lie between 7 and 8.

Then add formalin and colorant. Stir well to mix properly and finally add your perfume which forms the base of this product.

Allow the solution to dissolve for 24hours then filter the solution and package immediately and cart for sales.

 Equipment & Tools

1. Mixer:- This can be manual or motorized. The mixing tank can be plastic or stainless steel. This is to prevent rusting.

2. Storage Tanks:- Plastic or stainless steel types should be used.

3. Filling and sealing Unit:- This can be automatic or manual. It fills and seals

the containers and the cartons. This is however optional as the process here can be handled manually as the case may be.

4. Measuring Device:- Weighing Scale and measuring cylinder are needed.

5. Others:- These includes laboratory tools, personal protection equipment.

Standard Formulation

It must not foam excessively

Your Air Freshener must not have a chocking smell

It must have a good fragrance

Our air freshener is ready, the business is so easy it takes no time to start. If you are looking for a business you can go into with little capital look no further production of air freshener is the way to go.

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  • Matthias June 4, 2016

    Do I need Nafdac registration to start producing the Airfreshner, and ifcues, how do I go about it? Can you link me with any company already in the business? Tx


  • Aderemi December 6, 2017

    i am in abuja and the problem i have is how to get all the materials to start my own air freshner, can you please direct me?


  • Isaac December 10, 2017

    Hi ,
    I am interested in the air freshener business how do i get started mostly with the materials.


  • joy February 13, 2018

    @ aderemi, there is a place in utako you can get the chemicals. I actually went there today.


  • Iweta March 17, 2018

    Please we need video


  • Pastor Ekene Unumadu March 30, 2018

    Thanks so much, the article shared is informative.
    Can you provide an urgent information about the equipment:
    1. Motorised mixer and other equipment for the under listed production lines in 2 below, in terms of availability and cost in details.
    2. Product description as regards the following:
    a). Liquid air freshener
    b). Gel air freshener
    c). Hand and dish wash
    d). Liquud Toilets cleaner
    c). Scouring powder.

    3. Proper production process for each product with chart flows.

    4. Your quote for supply and installation.

    Thank you.


  • Mahmud March 30, 2018

    Thank you for your support, your formula is different from mine. How will it look like not using methanol and menthol ?
    Thank you sir


  • Kc October 4, 2018

    Wow. Thanks. I need to contact u now for some info


  • Akinbulumo kehinde March 16, 2019

    Hi,pls how can I contact you or how can you put me thru how to produce frangrance for paper air freshener,may God Almighty reward you for your good work,


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