Must one wash his hands after touching salt?
Some Poskim rule that one is to wash his hands after touching salt. Practically, the worldly custom is not to be particular in this matter.
 See Piskeiy Teshuvos 181:3
 Chulin 105b; Ben Ish Chaiy Shlach 13; Kaf Hachaim 181:2
 The reason: As we suspect that perhaps one has touched the Sodomite salt and will place his fingers by his eyes, causing him to become blind. [ibid]
 Setimas Haposkim, Tur and Michaber who all omit the Talmudic statement; Yalkut Yosef 181:21 in name of Poskim; Piskeiy Teshuvos 181:3
The reason: As there is no more Sodomite salt found [Tosafus ibid; Admur ibid], and the main reason we wash is for the sake of the blessing and due to Kabala. [Piskeiy Teshuvos ibid]
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