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Getting the iodine smell off

  1. Nov 22, 2005 #1

    Pengwuino

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    Does anyone know how i can get this dang iodine solution smell off my hands. Stupid chemistry!
     
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  3. Nov 22, 2005 #2

    ShawnD

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    If you got iodine on your hands, that smell is probably oxidized flesh. It won't go away.
     
  4. Nov 22, 2005 #3

    Pengwuino

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    So I have to chop my hands off?

    Well you gotta do what you gotta do....
     
  5. Nov 22, 2005 #4

    Moonbear

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    Scented hand lotion? A long shower? Hang out with me, I won't smell it to make fun of you because I'm around betadine surgical scrub all day long (and smell like iodine too...is it any wonder I'm still single :rolleyes:)?
     
  6. Nov 22, 2005 #5

    FredGarvin

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    How about rubbing some dog doo on your hands. That will get rid of the iodine smell.
     
  7. Nov 22, 2005 #6

    Pengwuino

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    Too late, i already cut my flipper off.
     
  8. Nov 22, 2005 #7

    Bystander

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    Thiosulfate --- mild reducing agent.
     
  9. Nov 23, 2005 #8
    Lemon juice works realy good, incase you grow your flipper back.
     
  10. Nov 23, 2005 #9

    Mk

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    Hydochloric acid works good for iodine. 67% works best at neutralizing the smell.
     
  11. Nov 23, 2005 #10

    Pengwuino

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    I'll take the lemon juice since I don't believe we have any hydrochloric acid in our kitchen :P
     
  12. Nov 23, 2005 #11

    FredGarvin

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    Come on....do the dog doo.
     
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