SCOURING POWDERS

    • Baking Soda or Dry Table Salt. These are mild abrasives and can be used
      as an alternative to chlorine scouring powders. Simply put either baking
      soda or salt on a sponge or the surface, scour and rinse.
    • Non-Abrasive Soft Scrubber:
      1/4 cup borax
      Vegetable-oil based liquid soap (such as Murphys Oil Soap)
      1/2 teaspoon lemon oil
      In a bowl, mix the borax with enough soap to form a creamy paste.
      Add lemon oil and blend well. Scoop a small amount of the mixture onto
      a sponge, wash the surface, then rinse well.
    • In a pinch use a commercial non-chlorine scouring powder such as Bon Ami

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