Yes, that's it! Thank you.
On 10/18/11 3:47 PM, Kathleen Garness wrote:
> Oxalic acid?
> On Oct 18, 2011, at 3:39 PM, Consie Powell wrote:
>> Something just occurred to me. The discussion of concern for tiny
>> abrasions made me think of my sink. In our new house I have a white
>> sink that is made of some kind of something that's not enameled cast
>> iron. The appliance lady swore by it. So that's what we got. But, in
>> the first weeks in the house (granted, almost 2 years ago now), it
>> really stained up pretty well, and normal scrubbing did virtually
>> nothing. All the on-line stuff for that kind of sink said just fill
>> it with water with clorox in it. Well, that's not an option, as I
>> don't like to send that kind of poison down into my septic system to
>> kill of all those wonderful beneficial beasties. What I did end up
>> trying, and use now, consistently, is Barkeeper's Friend. It is not a
>> scouring powder; it is, I think, the same type of "acid" that's in
>> rhubarb (forget what it is). It really works well. It sparkles the
>> sink nicely, is not abrasive, and is quite benign. You might try that
>> on the stains on the palette and see what happens. You can get it at
>> the grocery store or hardware store.
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