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Neutralizing ammonia smell


#1

I use ammonia in sawdust for patination. How can I dispose of it
afterwards? Is there a way of neutralising the ammonia?

TIA,
Laura
Laura Cowan
Silversmithing and Judaica


#2

Hi Laura,

To neutralize ammonia, just add a weak acid like vinegar.

Helen
UK


#3
I use ammonia in sawdust for patination. How can I dispose of it
afterwards? Is there a way of neutralising the ammonia? 

Ammonia is actually a gas suspended in water. Just leave it alone &
it will turn back into a gas.


#4

I think that you can use the ammonia soaked sawdust as mulch in your
garden. The Ammonia should just be a little extra fertilizer. Anyway
that’s what I do.

David Luck
www.davidluckjewelry.com


#5

I dump it into my composter. Eventually it ends up in my rose and
herb beds.

Ron Charlotte – Gainesville, FL