Potassium Hydroxide Flakes 500g

(6 customer reviews)

R50.00

Caustic Potash (Potassium Hydroxide) It is also known as potash, lye or even KOH.

90% LEVEL OF PURITY

It is a type of lye specifically used to make liquid soap.

In Soap Making: When potassium hydroxide beads or flakes are mixed with a liquid, a basic solution is created. This solution, when mixed with fats and oils, will cause a chemical reaction resulting in beautiful handmade liquid soap.

Warning

  • THIS PRODUCT IS VERY CORROSIVE
  • ALWAYS USE GOGGLES AND GLOVES WHILE HANDLING.
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Please read Warning & Usage Notes!!!

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Description

Tip

Do not add water. Adding water to NaOH & KOH will cause splattering. When diluting, always add NaOH & KOH beads slowly to water. Always mix lye in a well-ventilated area or even outdoors.

1st Aid To-Dos

If Lye ever gets into your eyes or onto your skin, here is what you should do IMMEDIATELY:

Eyes – Immediately flush eyes for 30 mins with water then get immediate doctor’s attention.
Skin – Immediately flush skin with lots of water for 15 mins. Get medical attention.
Inhalation – Get lots of fresh air. Seek medical attention.
Ingestion – Drink large quantity of water. Do not induce vomit. Seek immediate medical attention.

Storage

  • Always keep Lye in the original bottle with the label attached.
  • Do not store Lye among food.
  • Do not keep in damp, humid areas.
  • Always keep Lye locked in a cupboard and out of reach from children and guests.

Warning

  • THIS PRODUCT IS VERY CORROSIVE
  • ALWAYS USE GOGGLES AND GLOVES WHILE HANDLING.
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

    WARNINGS & USAGE NOTES

    1. This product is considered hazardous material and can only be shipped via Courier.

    2. In the event that you have employees working for you, we suggest that you develop an approved safety program for all products your employees will be handling.

    3. POISON:  KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS.  Ingestion of lye can cause death.

    4. DANGER:  Avoid getting lye in contact with your skin, eyes, or any other body part.  Be sure to wear protective clothing, gloves, a mask, and protective eyewear when working with lye. Inhalation of lye/water solution can be harmful to your lungs.

    5. When working with lye, NEVER ADD WATER TO LYE!  It can create a dangerous lye volcano.  Lye should be slowly added to water, and allowed to dissolve.

     

    Disclaimer/Waiver

    When purchasing Sodium Hydroxide (caustic soda, NaOH, Lye) or Potassium Hydroxide (caustic potash, KOH, Lye) from Soap,Oils and Herbs online, you are automatically accepting the following agreement.

    You will be using this product (lye) for making soap only.

    You will not be reselling this product (lye).

    You completely understand that this material (lye) is considered hazardous.  You understand that this product (lye) can cause harm to your body.

    You understand that this product (lye) is poisonous and can cause death if ingested.

    You understand that lye will cause damage to your skin, eyes, or any other body part that it comes in contact with.

    You understand that this product must be kept out of reach of children and pets.

    You confirm that you are an adult, age 18 or above.

    You understand the safe handling, usage, and disposal of this product.

    You understand that water should never be added to lye or you will experience a “lye volcano”.  Lye is slowly added to water in small amounts when preparing your lye solution for soap making.

    You assume responsibility for using, storing, and disposing of this product properly, and do not hold Sopa, Oils and Herbs liable for any harm or damage caused to you or anyone else who comes into contact with this product.

6 reviews for Potassium Hydroxide Flakes 500g

  1. Anthony (verified owner)

    Prompt and efficient no hassle delivery. Thank You

  2. Reino Coetzee (verified owner)

    Quick service and fast delivery

  3. Renette H. (verified owner)

  4. Helen E. (verified owner)

    Excellent product!

  5. Ignette Marais (verified owner)

  6. RENETTE H. (verified owner)

    Excellent service

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