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Octagon was a popular brand of bar laundry soap. However, it no longer being manufactured. It's expensive, but if you really need to own Octagon bar laundry soap, you can still purchase some here.
Fels-Naptha is still available and much cheaper. Here you can get a single bar for less than $5 and with Free Shipping.
Fels Naphta Soap is horrible .
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Where can I get Octagon soap in Raleigh, North Carolina?
Hi - in Florida this can be found at Walmart Stores, Winn Dixie, Publics, Dollar Store and more. Pretty common here so some of your other stores may carry it. Was there a particular reason you were needing this type of soap as it is kinda strong (for me).
Maybe someone could help with a problem with a similar type of soap?
Where can I buy Octagon bar soap in Charlotte, North Carolina?
By Mary J
I would like to purchase octagon soap. Need to know where to purchase it via internet
Is there a phone number where I can call to order Octagan soap?
By Charles from AL
Since Octagon soap is no longer made it has become a "collectors"
item and can sometimes be found on auction sites. Some people have reported finding a rare bar at a "bent N dent" store or an older small grocery store. I am afraid that Octagon soap has become a thing of the past.
Maybe someone else has some ideas?
I need to buy Octagon soap asap! It is great for getting rid of redbugs/chiggers, but my local store said it isn't made anymore. If not, does anyone know of something else that can be used. Itchy!
By Debi D.
Hi - I found some at a local "bent & dent" store. Keep looking at any store you visit and you may get lucky.
(just checked the Vermont store link and this is not currently available.)
I have looked everywhere for Octagon soap. Where can I find it around Rock Creek, Alabama? I"ve tried Walmart, drug stores, hardware, and feed and grain stores. Help please.
It is no longer being made. Your best bet at this point is to check little mom and pop stores, and little holes-in-the-wall, and stock up when you see it. You can also do a google search from time to time to see if anyone has resurrected it but as recently as a year ago it was no longer manufactured.
I live in the Richmond Virginia area, where can I find Octagon soap?
Hello! Unfortunately Octagon soap had ceased production-your best bet locally would be to find a small family-owned store that may have some left. I have seen it available on Amazon-for an insanely high price per bar. Time to start searching for a good substitute.
Where can I buy Octagon soap in Madison, Florida?
By Annie Jo
I just read something about Octagon soap on another website a few hours ago...bad news, you may not find it anywhere local, it is no longer made. I did see it on Amazon though and it was really expensive! Best bet, check small obscure stores and buy all you see. I was so disappointed, I had plans to use that the next time I made laundry soap. Good luck!
Where can I find Octagon soap for laundry and household uses in Jackson, MS?
I have seen it at one of our grocery stores. Try one that isn't a large chain store.
Hope you can find it!
What are its ingredients?
By Bill from Dartmouth, MA
Where might I find Octagon soap in my home town of Columbia, Mississippi?
By Carol Lee
I found it online at 'Soaps Gone Buy' It is made by Colgate.
I am looking for Octagon Soap in Maryland. Anyone know where I can find it?
By Jean L.
I think I have seen it at Giant food stores, possibly at Kmart as well. It is usually in the laundry aisle instead of with other bar soaps in the personal care aisle.
Where can I buy Octagon soap in Cumberland, Maryland?
Where can I buy Octagon soap in Houston, Texas?
By Donnie E.
Where can I find and buy Octagon soap in Birmingham, Alabama 35218?
Where can I buy Octagon soap in the Stataesboro, Savannah, GA area?
By James D.
Where can I find Octagon soap in Killeen Texas?
I'm not from Texas, but try a hardware store. Better yet, call first around to different stores. That way you'll save time & gas. Good Luck. : )
I recently heard about Colgate Octagon all-purpose laundry bar soap. It sounds very close to my grandma's favorite, Fels Naptha. I still have some of her Fels, but I'd like to try Octagon. I checked out Colgate's website and they don't even mention that they make it anymore. At the least, I would think there might be a, "find in your local store" kind of click-on. Is there somewhere in the Phoenix area I can buy it or am I stuck with ordering online only (e.g. at Amazon, etc.)?
By Terri T.
You can order it at Soaps Gone By. My dear friend Julia told me about it. They send you your order pretty quick. You can buy other soaps there too.
Where can I purchase Octagon soap in Philadelphia?
Where can I find Octagon soap in Houston, Texas?
By Greer from Houston, TX
Where can I get Octagon bar soap in Phoenix, Arizona?
By Blake A.
Does anyone know where I can find octagon soap in Charlotte, North Carolina?
Where can I buy Octagon soap near Savannah, Georgia?
By Bernie from Savannah, GA
I am searching for Octagon soap in the New York City area. Any suggestions?
I am trying to find Octagon soap at wholesale prices.
You can buy by the case at soapsgonebuy.com not sure if that is what you want.
I cannot find Octagon soap anywhere in Atlanta Georgia. Please help me to find that soap anywhere in Georgia soon. I need it for health reasons. Thank you. Please give me information that could help me in other states also.
By Cassandras from Atlanta, GA
Where can I find octagon soap in Newburgh, New York?
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I live in Morehead City, Carteret county, North Carolina. I'm looking for Octagon soap. Who in my area has it?
I found mine at our dollar store. Call around and ask if they carry it. I also bought some and other hard to find things at: soapsgonebuy.com (10/11/2010)
I find mine at Food Lion in Lexington, N.C. You can also try Dollar General.
Patricia in Lexington, NC (10/13/2010)
I live in Hubert so I know that the Food Lion in Swansboro has it. (10/18/2010)
I would like to know which stores in the Richmond, VA area sell Octagon soap?
Where in my area can I get octagon soap?