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Thread: How to Dispose of or neutralize Wet Chlorine tablets?

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    Junior Member JillJ2010's Avatar
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    How to Dispose of or neutralize Wet Chlorine tablets?

    I am in a quandry. Our bucket of 3 inch chlorine tablets got wet, and we don't know what to do. As soon as the lid is opened up completely, a lot of fumes escape. How do we neutralize or dispose of the tablets? Anyone we should call?

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    Mod Squad Bama Rambler's Avatar
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    Re: How to Dispose of or neutralize Wet Chlorine tablets?

    If they're not a clump, I'd wear rubber gloves and safety glasses and lay them out to dry on a surface they won't harm and allow them to dry completely. Then you could dry out the bucket and put them back in.
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