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Default Removing very sticky flue residue left from the label of a glassbottle

On 8/26/2010 5:00 PM, AuntyPalin wrote:
If peanut butter doesn't do the trick, then how about (in increasing
potency) rubbing alcohol, WD40, or acetone. If you really need to
nuke it, then MEK or methyl ethyl ketone - EPA downgraded it a few
years ago but I think it is *nasty* brain damaging stuff. Hmmm, that
could explain my niece...

I've also had good results with full strength liquid detergent and a
stainless steel scouring pad - the glass jars were not noticeably
scratched.


Yes, I often just soak glass bottles in the dishwater
and if all the glue doesn't come off I just scour with
Brillo pad. Doesn't hurt glass at all, although I'd probably
not use it on fine crystal, but then you probably don't have
labels glued on your fine crystal. ;-)

Kate

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