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Old 02-23-2012, 02:37 AM   #1
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Batch ruined?

 
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Old 02-23-2012, 02:39 AM   #2
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And how to clean for future....

 
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Old 02-23-2012, 02:51 AM   #3
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I assume you didn't have a bunch of green or you might have noticed before hand. I do know copper verdgris is made of various copper compound some of which are toxic. I would dump it

 
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Old 02-23-2012, 03:03 AM   #4
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Is the Statue of Liberty toxic?

 
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Old 02-23-2012, 03:07 AM   #5
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I assume you didn't have a bunch of green or you might have noticed before hand. I do know copper verdgris is made of various copper compound some of which are toxic. I would dump it
So pissed but now I know.....search told me baking soda and vinegar....

 
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Old 02-23-2012, 04:00 AM   #6
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Is the Statue of Liberty toxic?
absolutly if you have to wash your hands after handling copper verdigris products you most likely shouldn't be drinking them. Just look up Copper Verdigris and you will see that the different compound can be toxic.

 
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Old 02-23-2012, 05:11 PM   #7
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Will soaking in Star San takeoff the green?

I do that before every batch and it makes it nice and shiny going into the brew pot.

 
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Old 02-23-2012, 05:13 PM   #8
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Will soaking in Star San takeoff the green?

I do that before every batch and it makes it nice and shiny going into the brew pot.
Yep. I soak my coil in Starsan before AND after using it - I don't boil it anymore because I really think it's silly TBH. Looks brand new, no pitting, no green.
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Old 02-23-2012, 05:20 PM   #9
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I give mine a dunk in iodophor every time before chilling then rinse, wipe, dunk again. Zero green after three years.
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Old 02-23-2012, 06:50 PM   #10
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A bit off topic but how do i know for certain that my CFC isnt going green inside?
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