Potassium Hydroxide (Lye, Potash)

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13.78
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52.49

Potassium hydroxide, also known as lye, potash, or KOH, is used to make liquid soap.  You cannot achieve a bar or hard soap with this product.  

 

***Shipping: Due to dangerous goods regulations, we are unable to ship this product in any quantity via Canada Post.  FedEx and UPS will ship this product in limited quantity (individual 908 g containers). The 22.68 Kg bulk size is available for pick up only and you will need to have your Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certification to pick this product up.  All other options are considered a Limited Quantity Dangerous Good and can be transported by anyone.  Although we are unable to enforce this regulation, we want you to understand that transporting this item in large format can result in large fines.***

 

Form:  White flakes

 

Precautions:  Potassium hydroxide is considered a dangerous good and is extremely corrosive and great care should be taken when handling the product.  Gloves, goggles, long sleeve shirts and vinegar are all necessary equipment when handling this product.  The corrosive properties are activated when it is introduced to wetness and it can and will cause severe chemical burns if in contact with the skin.  FROM THE MSDS IF SKIN CONTACT OCCURS:  IMMEDIATELY REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING AND FLUSH SKIN WITH RUNNING WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES. WASH SKIN WITH SOAP AND WATER. LAUNDER CLOTHES BEFORE REUSE. SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION.  

 

*DO NOT USE AROUND CHILDREN OR PETS!  STORE WHERE CHILDREN AND PETS CANNOT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE PRODUCT.  

 

INCI: Potassium hydroxide 

 

Other information:  Our potassium hydroxide meets the food codex, however we are unable to sell it for this purpose as we do not have our food handler status.  

 For MSDS information, please click HERE.

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