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Bleach safe for ACL bottles?

WesternPA-collector

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Mar 10, 2018
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Connellsville, PA
I was wondering if it is safe to soak or apply bleach to ACL bottles with white lettering that has dirt on it. Since it is so strong I didn't know if it would break down the paint or not. Thanks for any help.
 

CanadianBottles

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May 24, 2014
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You could always try it with a broken bottle or one that you don't care about to see what happens. I suspect that the paint would break down or fade, but can't say for certain.
 

carling

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Sep 30, 2006
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Cleveland, Ohio
I wouldn't do it. I found some ACL milk bottles in an abandoned house attic. I put them in a tub of water with bleach added to sterilize and soak the disgusting urine/crap that was inside the bottles due to mice/rats using them for homes over the years. The ACL's disappeared. It really sucked, they were nice graphic ACL's.
 

WesternPA-collector

Well-Known Member
Mar 10, 2018
380
18
Connellsville, PA
I wouldn't do it. I found some ACL milk bottles in an abandoned house attic. I put them in a tub of water with bleach added to sterilize and soak the disgusting urine/crap that was inside the bottles due to mice/rats using them for homes over the years. The ACL's disappeared. It really sucked, they were nice graphic ACL's.
Thanks for the warning. Sorry about your bottles. After hearing that I think I'll stick to vinegar.
 

loydstakes

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Mar 15, 2019
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I'm needing help to find out about how old Tournades Bouquet bottle. Its 2 1/2 inches tall by about 1 inch wide at the base. Aqua glass.
 

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