Lye – Sodium Hydroxide

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Sodium Hydroxide, commonly known as caustic soda, lye, or sodium hydrate, is a caustic compound which attacks organic matter. (caustic soda is sodium hydroxide, caustic potash is potassium hydroxide and silver nitrate is lunar caustic.) Caustic soda is available commercially in various white solid forms and as a solutions of various concentrations in water. It is very soluble in water, alcohol, and glycerin and absorbs carbon dioxide and moisture from the air

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Sodium Hydroxide, commonly known as caustic soda, lye, or sodium hydrate, is a caustic compound which attacks organic matter. (caustic soda is sodium hydroxide, caustic potash is potassium hydroxide and silver nitrate is lunar caustic.) Caustic soda is available commercially in various white solid forms and as a solutions of various concentrations in water. It is very soluble in water, alcohol, and glycerin and absorbs carbon dioxide and moisture from the air.

For Soap Making. Sodium Hydroxide, or Lye, is the chemical that induces saponification with fats and oils to create that magnificent thing called soap! Sodium Hydroxide Lye is for creating solid, bar soap. If you want to make liquid soap see Potassium Hydroxide

Please be sure to educate yourself on the safety precautions and proper handling of Lye before using this ingredient.

By purchasing this product you agree to the following: I fully understand that the material I am purchasing is considered Hazardous and could cause bodily harm. I agree to only use this product for soap making and will not resell the material or use it for any other purpose but soap making. I acknowledge that I have the knowledge and expertise needed to safely use this material I assume all responsibility for its safe use and proper storage of this product.

 

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