Re: Killing bacteria on vegetables?
Warren Williams (warrenw@FELIX.TECLINK.NET)
Fri, 8 Mar 1996 12:28:31 -0800
Alice Butler wrote:
> When I lived in Brazil several years ago, we used a product called
> Hydrosterile to purify water....<snip>...
> It did get a slight blue tint but no unusual taste.
Does it list the active ingredient(s) on the bottle?
I've seen Iodine solutions turn blue in the presence of certain
substances... starches? My chemistry is a bit rusty.
Reminds me of a trip to Philmont several years ago: the cleanup
crew poured some water in the pot and it turned a brilliant blue;
they were certain we were all going to die from something strange
in the water!
Warren Williams, Chairman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Camp Promotion and Outdoor Committee Andrew Jackson Council
Eastern District Jackson, Mississippi
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