posted on Nov, 5 2007 @ 11:50 AM
I'm about to go nuts. Gasoline - It melts styrofoam, right? why not this stuff!?!?
Yesterday I was replacing a window in the house and used "Great Stuff" (this yellow spray-foam insulation) to seal the gaps. However, it was very
messy, and in the process, I got it on my hands. I didn't think much about it because I figured it'd just wipe off, break off, or in the worst case,
it'd come off with a bit of cleaner.
Well, sadly, I found out that in fact, what happens is that the yellow goo forms into an impermeable plastic barrier around your hand that resists
every trick in the book.
So far I have tried:
Acetone nail polish remover - It removes super glue, but not this stuff?
Goof off/Goo-be-Gone/etc... - Multiple cleaners. All they did was start to give me chemical burn after a while.
Sand paper - The coating is too smooth for the sand-paper to make any purchase on, tried 60 grain and 400 grain.
Prayer - Hey, you never know, right? Didn't work though.
Near boiling hot water - Hurt like hell. Did it work? No!
Heating hands in oven - 450 didn't work, but I'm pretty sure my arms are cooked.
Picking at it - is only now starting to get off a tiny fragment at a time. Probably because I killed all the upper layers of the epidermis with my
I've still got hands looking like they're covered in yellow poo, not only is it embarrassing, it's also rather painful and makes it really hard to
Anyone know how I can get this stuff off? I saw someone mention WD40. I can't imagine that would work if gasoline, acetone, and the various hardcore
cleaners didn't work, but I'm willing to try almost anything.