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How to get the smell of hydrogen sulfide off your hands?


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#1 Sorsor_7

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 03:16 PM

I was messing around with silver bullion to perform the reaction: Hydrogen Sulfide + SIlver = Silver Sulfide + Hydrogen

And the smell of the hydrogen sulfide wont come off even after letting air dry from acetic acid rinsing. HALP MEH


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#2 DrP

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 04:48 PM

If it is not coming off with repeated washing and scrubbing then use a scented soap....  and keep washing your hands regularly over the next few days with plenty of scrubbing and scented soap. Take longer per wash than usual and do it more regularly....  and use the scented soap. It will go eventually. Maybe wear some better gloves next time?


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#3 Sriman Dutta

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 05:36 PM

Apply deodorant. Lol
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#4 Daecon

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 10:30 PM

If vinegar didn't work, I wonder if lemon juice would have a nicer smell?
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#5 hypervalent_iodine

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 10:48 PM

You could try dilute bleach solution followed by soap.
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