Do acids, bases, or water have a slippery, soapy feel?

1 Answer
Jan 12, 2017

Answer:

Strong bases feel slippery and soapy on the skin.

Explanation:

That's because they are reacting with your skin, more accurately fats in the skin, to make soaps. Yikes!

#color(red)("NEVER handle strong bases,")#

#color(red)("or any aggressive chemicals,")#

#color(red)("with unprotected skin!")#