Due to its dangerous goods classification, Soap & More ships Sodium Hydroxide within Canada and by Canpar Ground Courier.
There is a $35.00 Dangerous Goods Charge applied to orders of the 50lb & 55 bag sizes. Smaller sizes are exempt as they are considered limited quantities by Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. We ship lye within Canada.
90% purity, flakes
When working with lye never use vinegar on your skin! Water is best to rinse the skin area. It is fine on counters to neutralize.
Vinegar can neutralize lye, but it’s an exothermic reaction which means it heats up, which can cause additional burns on top of the lye burns.
Glass including pyrex can shatter when mixing your lye water, use stainless steel or #2 and #5 code Polypropylene
INCI: Potassium Hydroxide
When handling Potassium Hydroxide, always wear gloves, goggles, long sleeve pants and shirts! Lye burns Use it in a properly ventilated area. Always keep your container tightly closed when not in use. Not only does air reduce its efficacy, but it will also attract moisture from the air and get chunky and hard to use.