Food grade Sodium Hydroxide / Lye. Perfect for making German Pretzels, Bagels and Soda Bread, Also used for biodiesel and soap making; where the quality of the caustic is always very critical. It ensures consistency of soap batches. Much better than the usual tech grade lye. This grade is Food Codex, FCC, and Kosher certified. Can be used for Pretzels, Olives, Lutefisk, Hominy or any other food use. All products are shipped in easy-to-store, easy-to-use resealable HPDE containers (Shipped 2 lbs of Lye per container). THIS SHIPMENT IS CLASSIFIED AS ORM-D CONSUMER COMMODITY. OUR PACKAGING MEETS ALL APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. WE ARE A CERTIFIED SHIPPER AND SEND THIS PRODUCT IN SAFE AND LEGAL PACKAGING BY A LEGAL CARRIER. Use caution when purchasing drain openers from other suppliers source because most drain openers contain other chemical in addition to the lye (Essential Depot’s does not). These other chemicals are very undesirable and potentially harmful when used in making soap, biodiesel or any food preparation.