Certified Lye™

High-Quality Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) and Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) for Making Soap

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Information about Soap and Soapmaking

Donate Soap to Soap Donation Center
Send your tax-deductible donation of homemade soap to Soap Donation Center, Inc., a nonprofit charity (run by unpaid volunteers) for distributing soap donations.
HSCG Membership Discount
Use the above URL to access Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Guild membership page. Receive $20 off an HSCG purchase with referral code from Kerri Mixon: MIXON20TP.
National Soapmaking Day
Visit the National Soapmaking Day website to learn how to celebrate the art and science of soapmaking on the last Sunday in September.
Soapmaking Studio
The Soapmaking Studio in California offers affordable live online soapmaking classes where students can interact with instructors and other students.

The Following Pages are Found within the Certified Lye™ Website

Buy Lye
The Buy Lye page contains the terms and conditions under which lye (sodium hydroxide) and/or caustic potash (potassium hydroxide) may be purchased. The terms and conditions are listed as the "Hazardous Materials Acknowledgement Form and Waiver Agreement." All customers must read, understand, and agree to these conditions in order to purchase lye (sodium hydroxide) and/or caustic potash (potassium hydroxide) from Certified Lye™.
Buy Protection
The Buy Protection page offers personal protective equipment for use when working with lye and/or caustic potash. Such items include protective eyewear, chemical-resistant gloves, vapor-resistant safety masks, polyethylene aprons, polypropylene hair caps, and Hazard Class 8 corrosive material warning label stickers.
View a photograph of a canister of lye from Certified Lye™.
The Home page of the Certified Lye™ website contains information about the lye (sodium hydroxide) quality, the size and type of canisters used to package the lye, the lye pricing, discounts for members of the Handcrafted Soap Makers Guild, discounts for soap makers listed with the Natural Soap Directory, and information about lye shipping.
Lye Calculator & Recipe Formulator
Calculates the amount of lye needed to make a specific batch of soap. Allows the user to add oils and their exact saponification values. It also provides options for instructions, lye discount, superfat, and water portions.
Make Soap
The Make Soap page contains basic information about the saponification process, which is the chemical reaction between lye and fat that yields soap. It also has a chart of saponification values that lists the amount of lye (sodium hydroxide) needed to saponify specific fats and is used to formulate how much lye is needed in a soap recipe.
The Policies page explains the various Certified Lye™ company policies, including shipping, privacy, SDS, quality, concern, return, & green policies.
SDS for Lye
The SDS for Lye page is a five-page Safety Data Sheet for lye (sodium hydroxide). The Safety Data Sheet for lye opens as a PDF file, which may be viewed and printed.
Safety Precautions
The Safety Precautions page contains several of the warnings and precautions associated with lye (sodium hydroxide). Additionally, it contains first aid steps for various forms of contact with lye (sodium hydroxide) and the shipping specifications for lye (sodium hydroxide).
Site Map
This is the Site Map page of the website. It lists each of the different pages of the Certified Lye™ website.

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Certified Lye - Sodium Hydroxide for Making Soap
Certified Lye™ • PO Box 133, Spring Valley, CA 91976-0133, USATel: (619) 668-1435 • info@certified-lye.com
Certified Lye™ is a subsidiary of Acute Soap Enterprises, LLC