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Old 05-01-2016, 09:20 PM   #1
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API liquid test kit question

The lids leak like crazy, so I've been using my thumb. Is the liquid dangerous with skin contact? I always wash my hands thoroughly after. Just want to know if I'll die of cancer or anything. ^^


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I would imagine the chemicals are not the best for your skin , but whatever from your thumb may affect the test .
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So far, it doesn't seem so. But I should probably think of an alternative. Thanks for the response.


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I think you'll live. Take a look at the bottles; one is a bit more caustic than the rest and has a more serious warning on it. Might be one of the nitrate solutions but I cant recall for sure.
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API liquid test kit question

Yes, I think it mentions in the guidebook somewhere not to use your thumb (as might contaminate results rather than any serious safety issues).
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Contact API, explain your problem and they will send you new caps for free !


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The glass tube caps do leak pretty bad, I just use them then rinse everything off
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