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Old 01-22-2012, 11:12 PM   #1
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Default How to remove orange juice jug odors

Hey guys,

Does anyone of you know how to get rid of the orange juice odors? I want to use it as a container for my metabisulfite solution.
I've tried to clean it with some pink chlor detergent but it still smell orange juice.

Any idea?



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Old 01-22-2012, 11:38 PM   #2
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fill the jug 1/2 full with water, add about 1/4 baking soda, shake to mix, top off with water and let sit for a day. It should remove any odors/flavors.



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fill the jug 1/2 full with water, add about 1/4 baking soda, shake to mix, top off with water and let sit for a day. It should remove any odors/flavors.
Thanx, I'll give it a try.
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Fill it 1/8 or more of the way up with rubbing alcohol and throw in a few tablespoons of coarse salt. Give it a strong shaking for a few mins and it will be crystal clear. Once done, wash out with warm water. Plus, now you have it sanitized!

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Fill it 1/8 or more of the way up with rubbing alcohol and throw in a few tablespoons of coarse salt. Give it a strong shaking for a few mins and it will be crystal clear. Once done, wash out with warm water. Plus, now you have it sanitized!
Thanx for your answer.
I'll give it a try next time
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Plus, now you have it sanitized!
careful. iso alcohol is quite different from actual labled 'sanitizers', and requires concentrations above 60-70% and several minutes of contact time to be effective. and it still does not kill a considerable number of things, like spores, or some more resistant, or especially- dormant, virii/bacteria.


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