Potash Soap

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Soap, Potash


a disinfectant. Potash soap is produced by saponification of vegetable oils with a potassium hydroxide solution. It is used for washing the skin and the preparation of spirit of soap and soap-phenol solutions, which are used as disinfectants. Potash soap is a component of Wilkinson ointment.