Caustic Soda/Lye/Sodium Hydroxide
CTFA Name: Caustic Soda or Lye
INCI Name: Sodium Hydroxide
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Taiwan
Packaging: Bags, wide mouth jugs, plastic jars
Description: White micropearl beads, odorless
Applications: Soap Manufacturing, Industrial Cleaning
Shipping Note: When ordering caustic soda beads to be shipped, please note that we can only ship one 1-gallon container per box so there may be an additional shipping fee added. If this is the case, we will contact you for payment for the additional cost. In addition, this product can only ship ground, not expedited shipping, so no next day, 2nd day or 3 day air.
Caustic soda is also called lye and sodium hydroxide. Caustic soda is used to turn oils into bar soaps. Our caustic soda is in bead form and is very easy to use. If you are trying to create liquid soaps you will need to purchase Potassium Hydroxide.
Our caustic soda is a 99% pure version and is an excellent lye for soap making.
Please do some research on the use of caustic soda as we cannot guide you on the process.
- Store in cool, dry place, well ventilated area.
- Keep away from incompatible material.
- Wear chemical safety goggles, gloves and protective clothing.
- Wash your hands after handling it.
Eye or skin contact- Flush with lukewarm, gently running water, holding the eyelid(s) open and take the person to hospital.
Ingestion- Administer large quantities of water followed by milk and take the person to hospital.
Inhalation – Remove person affected to fresh air and take the person to hospital.
Caustic soda beads are sold in 1-pound plastic jars, 8-pound (1 gallon) plastic jugs, and 55-pound bags.
Upon purchasing lye/sodium hydroxide, you understand that the incorrect usage of this product can cause bodily harm. You should wear protective clothing and gear when handling and storing caustic soda beads. This product is only intended to be used for soap making and through your purchase you agree not to resell this material for any other use.
Shay and Company will not be held liable for any damage caused to persons or property through the use or storage of sodium hydroxide.
Storage: Air tight container.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from manufacturing date.