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Old 01-30-2011, 03:50 PM   #1
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Default color of rubber on 02 scavenging caps

Before I contact a retailer I wanted to check on something. I ordered some caps that are supposed to be 02 scavenging. Every 02 scavenging cap I have seen has a grey opaque rubber coating. The caps I got have a white semi transparent rubber coating.

There's an $8 difference for the quantity I ordered. It's not a huge deal but I still want to make sure.

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Old 01-30-2011, 06:48 PM   #2
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I have regular and O2 absorbing caps form AHS and they look identical.

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That's sort of what I'm hinting towards. How do you know if the O2 caps are actually O2 scavenging?

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Well AHS put them in a pink bag labeled oxygen barrier. I'm just going to have to trust them. Truth is I probably would never know the difference.

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