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Need a household oxidizer easy to get.

  1. Feb 9, 2010 #1

    Lok

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    All I need is an oxidizer, for a bit of DIY bluing. It requires water an oxidizer, a base (soap is best :P), and 100'C or more.

    All I can think of till now is matchheads which contain quite a bit of KClO3 which might work. As it can be separated by dissloving it in water.
    Anybody know of anything else.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Feb 9, 2010 #2
    Might Oxiclean (sodium percarbonate) work? It's a bit unstable when dissolved, though. You'd have to heat the solution before adding it.
     
  4. Feb 9, 2010 #3

    Lok

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    Yup. Need to read a few labels from the cleaning cabinet.
    I've already done it with fertilizer, but am of short supply right now, for a few weeks.
     
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