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    pittsburgh pa

    chlorine spoon turned black?

    The spoon to get the powder out for my 2006-k has turned black, like its burnt....I still test ok, but wonder what thats about...this is my first time with the kits.
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    Midland TX

    Re: chlorine spoon turned black?

    They do that with that powder unfortunately. Its no problem, just looks terrible.
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    Re: chlorine spoon turned black?

    If you're like me and just want to see it clean (even though the black is harmless) you can clean it with some MA. Diluted 3:1 should do it. This will also clean your chlorine testing vial/cup if it is starting to darken.
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    Re: chlorine spoon turned black?

    The powder itself will start to darken with time too, this is normal
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