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Essentially Natural Caustic Potash (Potassium hydroxide)

Essentially Natural Caustic Potash (Potassium hydroxide)

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Caustic Potash is a strong alkali used in emulsions and soaps with wax and resin. It is a type of lye specifically used to make liquid soap. It is also known as potash, lye or even KOH. It induces saponification of the fats and oils to create liquid soap.

Sizes: 500g, 1kg, 2kg or 5kg.

This product is certified: Vegan and Beauty Without Cruelty.

INCI: Potassium Hydroxide

Potassium hydroxide

SDS available for download here

COA available for download here

Note: A Certificate of Analysis (COA) is a document sharing the outcomes of a scientific test. It helps us verify that a product meets the specified standards. These tests are conducted on product batches, so slight variations in results between different batches are normal. If the batch number on this COA doesn't match the one on the product you bought from us, please get in touch with us. This is just one recent instance. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

When handling Potassium Hydroxide, remember it is a hazardous material, and being educated about safe handling practices is key when handling Potassium Hydroxide.
As with any other type of lye, Potassium Hydroxide will emit some fumes, so be sure to soap in a well-ventilated area.

For more detailed instructions on how to use and handle Potassium Hydroxide safely we recommend reading this article.

Also you can read our blog on soap making.

This natural product is for external use only. Please exercise caution and do not ingest or take internally. Store away from children, animals, sunlight and heat. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your medical care-giver before use.

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Customer Reviews

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Madelaine B.

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