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Randall hello!

This happens to all of us unfortunately. As careful as we are it will
happen infrequently.

My standard procedure for removing the discoloration from
contaminated pickle is to use a fresh bath of cyanide. It may take
several baths to completely remove the discoloration. You can also
boric acid, warm the article to a moderate temperature and repickle
for some removal, or all depending on several factors. Go back to the
cyanide bath for any residual. I agitate and submerge for 2 or 3
minutes before making a fresh batch. Use hot water. Please contain
the spent cyanide safely too. Good luck!

Tim