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Thread: Can I store chlorine in a brand new 5 gallon plastic gas can?

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    Can I store chlorine in a brand new 5 gallon plastic gas can?

    Hi,

    Is there any risk of bad things happening if I were to use a 5-gallon brand new plastic gasoline tank to store chlorine?

    The gas can would be out of sight so no risk of someone accidentally filling their car with chlorine period

    I would plan to rinse the gas can out a number of times before using it even though it's brand new


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    Re: Can I store chlorine in a brand new 5 gallon plastic gas can?

    Other than it being poured into an engine there's no risk I can think of. Rinse isnt needed in my opinion but it wont hurt. Id still label it bleach just incase...
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    Re: Can I store chlorine in a brand new 5 gallon plastic gas can?

    Yes, I'd definitely put some labels on it.
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    Re: Can I store chlorine in a brand new 5 gallon plastic gas can?

    Some cans nowadays are vented. You will have a chlorine smell if your's is.
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