Pepsi and Coke as toilet cleaners
bss3pk at surrey.ac.uk
Mon Nov 4 08:24:39 EST 1996
rgrant at worf.molbiol.ox.ac.uk (Richard P. Grant) wrote:
>Slavemaster (un691cs at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.de) gibbered:
>} In artikeltje <550qbe$jfb at news4.digex.net>, 27 Oct 1996 23:13:50 GMT,
>} bclee at access4.digex.net. zei:...
>} >Some carbonated soft drinks have fair amount of phosphoric acid, which can
>} >help loosen corroded metal and dissolve various minerals in the water
>} >deposits. However, they are not very quick acting. They also have the
>} >potential for staining the ceramic brown.
>} you actually TRIED it ?
>What's wrong with that? Science is meant to be empirical, surely? At
>least in the first instance.
>Richard P. Grant University of Oxford
>Nuffield Department Obstetrics and Gynaecology FFPGP
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the phosphoric acid in colas DOES dissolve carbonates (done it). Not
only that but the phosphoric acid should be an excellent anti-rust
treatment for steel ... data anyone?
Oh yes, the diet ones probably leave less of a sticky residue :)
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