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Protective Equipment

Certified Lye™ sells personal protective equipment for use when working with lye. Such items include protective eyewear, chemical-resistant gloves, vapor-resistant safety masks, polyethylene aprons, polypropylene hair caps, and 4" by 4" Hazard Class 8 corrosive material warning label stickers.

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About thickness: 1 mil = 1 thou = one thousandth = 1/1000 = 0.001 = 0.1% = 1‰ = 10-3 of an inch.

Modern Safety Glasses 1 Modern Safety Glasses

Modern safety glasses are shatter-resistant with anti-fog lenses and meet the stricter ANSI (Z87.1) safety standard. Comfortable earpieces do not hook around ear and never need adjusting; specially designed rubber earpieces provide a secure fit, so one size fits all. The stylish clear rim offers a modern look and features wraparound side shields to provide complete protection. Remember: Safety glasses are a must! Just one drop of lye solution in an eye can cause blindness.

$11.99
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Traditional Safety Glasses 1 Traditional Safety Glasses

Traditional style plastic safety glasses are shatter-resistant with anti-fog lenses and meet the stricter ANSI (Z87.1) safety standard. Length of earpieces is fully adjustable, so one size fits all. Wraparound side shields provide complete protection. Remember: Safety glasses are a must! Just one drop of lye solution in an eye can cause blindness.

$9.99
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Universal Safety Glasses 1 Universal Safety Glasses

Wear these universal safety glasses over prescription eyeglasses or alone. Universal safety glasses meet the stricter ANSI (Z87.1) safety standard and feature top and side shields to provide complete protection. Remember: Safety glasses are a must! Just one drop of lye solution in an eye can cause blindness.

$7.99
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UV Outdoor Safety Sunglasses 1 UV Outdoor Safety Sunglasses

UV outdoor safety sunglasses feature a wraparound style, offer UV protection, and meet the stricter ANSI (Z87.1) safety standard. Comfortable earpieces do not hook around ear and never need adjusting, so one size fits all. These safety sunglasses are great for soap makers who avoid harmful lye vapors by mixing their lye water outdoors. Remember: Safety glasses are a must! Just one drop of lye solution in an eye can cause blindness.

$6.99
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Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 15 mils, Medium 1 pair Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 15 mils, Size Medium

Special gloves are made of nitrile, a chemical-resistant and allergy-free material. These gloves are 15 mils thick to protect against heavy duty chemicals and are puncture-resistant. Tread imprint on palm and fingers offers non-slip protection. Longer glove cuff protects forearm. Lined with cotton flocking for added comfort. Accepted by the FDA and USDA. Reusable: 1 pair should last through dozens of uses. Size medium is 8 inches in diameter from front of palm around back of hand. Size medium is 13 inches in length from fingertip to end of cuff.

$5.99
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Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 15 mils, Large 1 pair Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 15 mils, Size Large

Special gloves are made of nitrile, a chemical-resistant and allergy-free material. These gloves are 15 mils thick to protect against heavy duty chemicals and are puncture-resistant. Tread imprint on palm and fingers offers non-slip protection. Longer glove cuff protects forearm. Lined with cotton flocking for added comfort. Accepted by the FDA and USDA. Reusable: 1 pair should last through dozens of uses. Size large is 9 inches in diameter from front of palm around back of hand. Size large is 13¼ inches in length from fingertip to end of cuff.

$5.99
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Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 15 mils, Extra Large 1 pair Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 15 mils, Size Extra Large

Special gloves are made of nitrile, a chemical-resistant and allergy-free material. These gloves are 15 mils thick to protect against heavy duty chemicals and are puncture-resistant. Tread imprint on palm and fingers offers non-slip protection. Longer glove cuff protects forearm. Lined with cotton flocking for added comfort. Accepted by the FDA and USDA. Reusable: 1 pair should last through dozens of uses. Size extra large is 10 inches in diameter from front of palm around back of hand. Size extra large is 13½ inches in length from fingertip to end of cuff.

$5.99
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Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 6 mils, Medium 6 pairs Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 6 mils, Size Medium

These sheer, lightweight chemical-resistant gloves are disposable and are perfect for protecting hands from the lye in uncured soap. Great to wear when removing soap from mold, cutting uncured soap into bars, stamping uncured soap, and transporting uncured soap. Also provides protection when measuring fragrance oils and colorants. Accepted by the FDA and USDA. Chemical-resistant gloves are made of nitrile and are allergy-free. These gloves are 6 mils thick and provide light duty protection from chemicals. Outside surface is slightly textured for improved grip. Gloves are puncture-resistant, comfortable, and do not restrict finger movement. Unlined and powder-free. Ambidextrous; each glove fits either hand. Size medium is 8 inches in diameter from front of palm around back of hand. Size medium is 9¼ inches in length from fingertip to end of cuff. Sold as a set 6 pairs.

$4.99
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Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 6 mils, Large 6 pairs Chemical-Resistant Gloves, 6 mils, Size Large

These sheer, lightweight chemical-resistant gloves are disposable and are perfect for protecting hands from the lye in uncured soap. Great to wear when removing soap from mold, cutting uncured soap into bars, stamping uncured soap, and transporting uncured soap. Also provides protection when measuring fragrance oils and colorants. Accepted by the FDA and USDA. Chemical-resistant gloves are made of nitrile and are allergy-free. These gloves are 6 mils thick and provide light duty protection from chemicals. Outside surface is slightly textured for improved grip. Gloves are puncture-resistant, comfortable, and do not restrict finger movement. Unlined and powder-free. Ambidextrous; each glove fits either hand. Size large is 9 inches in diameter from front of palm around back of hand. Size large is 9½ inches in length from fingertip to end of cuff. Sold as a set 6 pairs.

$4.99
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Vapor-Resistant Face Masks 6 masks Vapor-Resistant Face Masks

These vapor-resistant face masks are surgical-quality masks. Each mask protects the wearer from inhaling dust, pollen, and vapors; they are fluid-resistant. These are the perfect masks for soap makers who are easily irritated by the misty steam and vapors produced when mixing large quantities of lye into water. The steam and vapors from the lye solution contain tiny molecules of lye that can be irritating in large quantities, unless wearing a vapor-resistant mask. Face masks protect face against stray splashes by covering area from bridge of nose to chin. Masks are disposable, light-weight, comfortable, pleated, and fold for storage. One size fits all. Sold as a set of 6 masks.

Instructions: Hold mask to face with white material toward skin and blue material facing outward. Place top edge (which contains a thin metal insert) over bridge of nose. Bottom edge of mask should completely cover mouth. Gently fit soft elastic loop comfortably over each ear. Pinch top edge of mask to bend metal insert to match contour of nose.

$5.99
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Polypropylene Apron 6 aprons Polyethylene Aprons

These polyethylene aprons resist liquids, grease, and oils. They are an inexpensive and reliable way to protect clothing from oils and from lye splashes. Aprons are disposable, light-weight, comfortable, and fold for storage. One size fits all. Sold as a set of 6 aprons.

Instructions: Feel apron material to determine which side feels textured or slightly rough and which side feels smooth. Wear with textured side toward clothing and smooth side facing outward.

$6.99
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Polypropylene Hair Cap 12 caps Polypropylene Hair Caps

Polypropylene hair caps provide full coverage for hair. Serves two purposes: Protects hair, scalp, and ears from being damaged by splashes of lye and protects oils and soap batter from falling loose hairs. Latex-free and allergy-free. Caps are disposable, light-weight, comfortable, and fold for storage. One size fits most; elastic band in cap comfortably stretches to a maximum of 24 inches in diameter. Sold as a set of 12 caps.

$3.99
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Hazard Class 8 Corrosive Warning Sticker 12 stickers Hazard Class 8 Corrosive Warning Stickers

These high-visibility Hazard Class 8 corrosive material warning label stickers are coated for long life. Lye (sodium hydroxide) is a Hazard Class 8 corrosive material. Place these warning stickers on containers of lye, lye storage boxes, and cabinets containing lye as a precautionary warning to customers, children, and visitors. Lye safety includes properly labeling stored lye and labeling areas where lye is present. Safety stickers are 4 by 4 inches. Sold as a set of 12 stickers.

$3.99
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Certified Lye™ ships protective safety equipment throughout the United States and US territories. Protective equipment can be delivered to any domestic destination, including Alaska, Hawaii, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and all APO/FPO addresses.

For combined shipping, add both lye (Buy Lye) and protective equipment purchases to cart before checkout.

Upon checkout, enter the delivery address carefully and verify the accuracy of the delivery address. Certified Lye™ cannot ship items to an address other than the address provided during checkout.

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