There was a time of course when Nitromors wouldn't attack car paint,
( FWIR ) .
Nowadays it seems cars are painted with the same sort of powder &
water paint my daughter uses with her primary school class of 7 year
old special needs kids.
Hmmm - eye contact with this stuff can be particularly nasty.
Whilst I'm not in favour of the current policy of banning anything
more toxic than marmalade - I can see in this case there is some merit
in pushing manufacturers towards alternative products for the diy
I use Removall from paint-stripper.co.uk (just a customer). It's
bloody brilliant - far, far better than Nitromors. The only downside
is that it takes 24 hours to do its stuff, but it's non-toxic, non-
caustic and biodegradeable. What's not to like?
Yebbut... using nitromors is a rite of passage. Feeling those little
patches of burning on your forearms and frantically rinsing, choking on the
fumes, watching it burn through the floor and down to the earth's core.
It's the chemical equiv of a chainsaw.
The insidious thing is that it doesn't start burning *immediately*. It
waits a while, so you think 'that wasn't worth worrying about' or 'mist
have been a drop of water' - then it's too late and it's burrowed into
I always thought the manufacturers must make napalm too.
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