Acetone container swelling; safe to keep? (was: Looking 4...)

From: John Lawson <>
Date: Sun Jan 5 15:01:00 2003

On Sun, 5 Jan 2003, Fred Cisin (XenoSoft) wrote:

> > Speaking of Acetone, I noticed that an old metal container of it that
> > I have keeps swelling up and creasing the metal a bit after it's
> > reclosed, and vapors hiss out of it when it's opened. The container
> > is slightly rusty, and probably only about six or seven years old. Is
> > this anything to be concerned about?
> Never eat or drink anything from a container that has started to swell or
> bulge at the seams.
  Oh, just great!! You mean that all this Trichloretehylene that I've
been so carefully aging is now useless? And I was saving it for my
birthday party....


Received on Sun Jan 05 2003 - 15:01:00 GMT

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