Sodium Hydroxide 1kg

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Lye is a crucial part of hot and cold process soap making. When combined with a fat and water, the magic of saponification occurs and soap is created. Using the correct type and amount of lye is correct.
To work out how much to use in our recipe use our free online Soap Calculator.

Sodium hydroxide or Caustic soda is used to convert fats and oils to soap. Sodium hydroxide is traditionally used to make harder soaps that dissolve less easily than those made using Potassium hydroxide. Despite both being called 'Lye' Sodium Hydroxide and Potassium Hydroxide are not interchangeable in soap recipes.

Sodium hydroxide is a highly corrosive dangerous good. This means it requires special handling by our shipper which can cause a delay in the delivery of your order.

As Sodium hydroxide is a dangerous good, it also incurs a $10.00 delivery surcharge from our shipper, this will be added to your freight bill at checkout.

Unfortunately, this charge is unavoidable by us and so will be passed on even if you spend over the freight free threshold. However, should your order total exceed $120.00, our standard courier charge of $7.95 will still be waived.


Product Name: Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda)

CAS No.: 1310-73-2

HS Approval # HSR001547

HSNO Classification: 6.1D (All), 6.1D (O), 6.1D (D), 8.1A, 8.2B, 8.3A, 9.1D (All), 9.1D (F), 9.1D (C), 9.3C

CORROSIVE iconTOXIC iconENVIRONMENTHAZARD icon-284
DANGER
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled.                   

Toxic to aquatic life. Harmful to aquatic life. May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.    

Harmful to terrestrial vertebrates. May be corrosive to metals.

PREVENTION:

Keep out of reach of children. Read label before use. Read safety data sheet before use.

Keep only in original container. Wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly after handling.

Do not breathe dust. Avoid breathing dust. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment when handling including eye protection and gloves Avoid release to the environment.

RESPONSE:

If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.

Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.

IF SWALLOWED:  Rinse mouth.  Do NOT induce vomiting. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

IF ON SKIN (or hair):  Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.  Rinse skin with water/shower. Wash with plenty of soap and water. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

IF IN EYES:  Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.  Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.  Continue rinsing.

IF INHALED:  Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

Call a POISON CENTRE 0800 POISON (0800-764-766) if you feel unwell.

STORAGE:

Store in a well-ventilated place.  Keep cool.

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Reviewed by GAD
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Perfect for soap-making

I have purchased this a couple of times now and use it for my soap-making. Pic is my Lavender, Orange & Poppyseed soap. :)

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Reviewed by MJ
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Soap Making Trial!

Looking forward to our first time at making soap products! Easy order, fast delivery of ingredients!

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Reviewed by Debbie T.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great that i can get it during lockdown

So Happy to find somewhere that will deliver while in lockdown

Would be lost without this product

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Reviewed by Sue C.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Quality product

Good for making soaps - Lye mix

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Reviewed by Fleur C.
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I recommend this product
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Exactly as expected :)

Works great :)

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