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Can You Clean A Silicone Bong With Acetone?

Written by Tara

We recommend a strong Isopropyl alcohol (91%) for your average cleaning, though you can use 70% for lighter cleaning or 100% acetone (nail polish remover) for heavy-duty cleaning.

Acetone is a common household item that you can use to clean bongs. However, it should be noted that acetone damages the plastic in acrylic bongs and silicone parts.

Generally How do you clean a bong without rubbing alcohol? If you don’t want to use isopropyl alcohol, you can also use white vinegar and baking soda β€” just allow it to soak for longer. Add salt to the bong. This salt helps to gently scrub the inside of the bong to remove the resin.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Can you use nail polish remover to clean glass?

Don’t use dangerous substances to clean your glass like rubbing alcohol or nail polish remover. These are not only toxic, but can result in complications later in life, according to multiple agencies such as the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

Can I use alcohol to clean my silicone bong?

If you want to use soap and water, or even a solvent like alcohol it would be okay. It’s just not usually necessary. Next time your silicone bong or silicone pipe is not as fresh as it should be try throwing it in the freezer, just don’t throw it too hard!

What happens if you smoke out of a moldy bong?

If you smoke through a dirty bong, the chances are pretty great that you’ll introduce the plant matter and caked-on resin to your system. The resin-coated bong is a breeding ground for harmful bacteria and pathogens. These can lead to illnesses like strep throat and pneumonia.

How do you clean a bong without acetone?

Use Rubbing Alcohol and Salt

  1. Empty and rinse your bong or pipe with warm water to clear out as much debris as you can.
  2. Fill the bong or pipe with about as much Isopropyl alcohol as you would water, then add a handful of salt.
  3. Cover the openings of the glass to avoid spillage.

How do you clean a bong without rubbing alcohol and salt?

White vinegar and baking soda are safe and natural ingredients that you likely don’t need to leave home to find. The vinegar helps remove resin and wax easily (while killing any odor), while the baking soda acts as a water softener.

How do you get the smell out of bong water?

Fill a sink with soap and lukewarm water. Take apart the bowl and the downstem, and place the base and neck of your bong in the sink to soak. You can also add a few drops of vinegar to create a bong water deodorizer solution and allow your bong to gently soak to fight any lingering odor while removing stains.

What is the fastest way to clean a bong?

To clean your bong, first take out all removable pieces (like the mouthpiece and pipe). Pour 91% or 99% isopropyl alcohol into the bong and add some coarse salt, such as Epsom or rock salt, as an abrasive. Shake your piece for about five minutes, then rinse with water and soap.

Does acetone hurt glass?

You can also use a solvent like acetone or mineral spirits applied to a clean dry cloth or paper towel. This is ok for both your glass and the frames. Rub on the areas of glass that need spot cleaning. Avoid getting any cleaners or solvents on wood frames.

How do you clean a bong with baking soda?

Fill the base of your bong with vinegar and add a few teaspoons of pure baking soda. Cover the bong holes and shake hard for several minutes. When the vinegar has turned brownish, rinse out the mixture with warm water.

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