where can i buy potassium hydroxide?

I would prefer not to buy online...are there any sources where i can buy this locally? stores, etc?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    What you want is called Caustic Potash and as Lye in some grocery stores and drug stores Used in making soap.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potash

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Ignore the pratts saying it can be used in explosives-they are talking about potassium perchlorate or potassium nitrate. But if you are looking to clean drains or something like that you can get sodium hydroxide from homebase.

  • Hyde
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    1 decade ago

    Uh may I ask why you need potassium hydroxide?

    You making soaps? (just a guess)

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