11082Re: Storage solution
- Feb 27, 2010I got the labels off with what may be an even earth-friendlier product: Citra-Solv concentrate. It took some soaking time, but they came completely off.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, ama3655@... wrote:
> In a message dated 2/26/2010 4:40:57 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> dr2chase@... writes:
> I think you can get the labels off with acetone, if you don't mind the
> fumes and slightly weakening the plastic (to the extent that you remove it
> with the label). As solvents go, acetone is one of the friendlier ones --
> worse than water or ethanol, but better than nearly everything else, in terms
> of how well we cope with it and how often it is found in nature anyway.
> Yeah, I keep acetone around for various uses. It's handy stuff, and pretty
> benign. Much safer that 1,1,1 trichlorethane, toluene, or hydrazine
> The spouse still whines when I uncork a can indoors though, it's going to
> have to wait for some warmer weather.
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