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Old 02-18-2013, 06:00 AM   #1
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Default Oxiclean snuck into my Iodophor

So I was sanitizing bottles earlier and after I finished and poured the sanitizer out I realized there were some Oxiclean grains still clinging to the side of the bucket (same bucket I use for cleaning and removing labels). Seems I didn't rinse the bucket well enough. Any reason to be concerned? I'd hate to rinse and re-sanitize 60 bottles, but I definitely don't want the ol' Oxi in my beer.


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Old 02-18-2013, 01:42 PM   #2
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Be concerned. How important is your beer to you? Re-rinsing and sanitizing your bottles again is a minor chore if it will ensure your beer is a s good as it can be, imo. Bottom line is I don't know what effect, if any, it will have. But mixing chemicals like that is never a good idea. At best, you're changing the effectiveness of both chemicals to an unknown degree; at worst the combination could be dangerous. You know you haven't sanitized correctly, so go back and do it the right way!
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:57 PM   #3
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Yup, thanks for the advice. Just needed someone to tell me not to be an idiot.
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