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Q: Ink removal ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Ink removal
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: tred-ga
List Price: $3.00
Posted: 13 Aug 2002 18:00 PDT
Expires: 12 Sep 2002 18:00 PDT
Question ID: 54310
how do I remove black ink from an inkjet from my hand
Subject: Re: Ink removal
Answered By: pinkfreud-ga on 13 Aug 2002 18:25 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
From a site that sells inkjet refills:

"While inkjet ink is not harmful, we do not designate as a non-toxic,
because it is not made for consumption by humans or animals. Reviewing
MSDS information will indicate so. To remove ink from skin dilute
household bleach with 50% water. DO NOT RUB! Press on area until color
is gone, flush with water and moisturize with a good quality hand or
body lotion."

Kalvins: Safety Information

Essentially the same advice is posted by All-Ink Inkjet Printer

"How do I get printer ink off my skin? If you ever get a little ink on
your hands you know what a pain it is to clean it off. To get the ink
off, use a mild bleach and water solution. Then wash with soap and
water to remove the bleach and excess ink."

All Ink: Resources & Information

While I'm sure bleach will do the trick, it is a bit harsh on
sensitive skin. I have had great success removing inkjet ink from my
hands using a product called "Super Tough Hand Scrub." It's also good
for getting off Magic Marker ink and even Super Glue. You can buy a
pound of it for $6.40 online. That should be enough to clean off a
lifetime supply of ink!

General Graphic: Super Tough Hand Scrub

Search strategy:
"remove ink from skin" + "inkjet"

"remove" + "inkjet" +  "ink" 

"super tough hand scrub"

I hope this information helps. If any part of my answer is unclear,
please ask for clarification.

Best regards,
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