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  1. used2bcool13

    used2bcool13 Piney Girl Supporter

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    Has anyone used this as a lye for soap making?

    The package says sodium hydroxide, seems like I should be able to but....

    I usually get another lye but my Ace Hardware was out and I Needed to make some soap, lol...

    Please let me know if you have used it or if you were able to get a lye at a Lowe's or Home Depot.

    Thanks.
    Nearly Soapless in South Jersey
     
  2. used2bcool13

    used2bcool13 Piney Girl Supporter

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    Never mind, I looked up the mds sheet, it is NOT 100% lye.
     

  3. Tinker

    Tinker Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You do have to be careful what you buy. I have picked up some that was 100% lye, but had like metal shavings or something in it--definately not something you would want to use in soap.
     
  4. MullersLaneFarm

    MullersLaneFarm Well-Known Member

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    Good for your for looking up the MDS.
     
  5. rkintn

    rkintn mean people suck

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    I found Drano at Walmart that said it "contained" lye. Called the number and was told it contained metal shavings. I get my lye from Tractor Supply.