Our Wal-mart said they hadn't carried lye for years! I would call & ask beforehand (going to Wal-mart is a big ordeal for us with 6 of us
I've found lye at Fred Meyer & Safeway stores in the normal cleaning aisles by the draino (but DO NOT get the draino)
Its Red Devil Lye........
I only use it on the NIGHT SHIFT LOL! When all the kids are in bed upstairs! And I mix it OUTSIDE