I need to clean microscope slides. The solution is made of rubbing alcohol, acetone, and acetic acid. I would like to know the proportions, can anyone help me?


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Interesting. I do not know the answer. What I can tell you is that  alcohol and acetic acid will react together to form an ester (the organic equivalent of a salt). So, if you use them together, the chances are that neither is working individually. Acetone (the third component of your question) is a very good solvent/cleaner of "everything organic"... But it is a crude solvent - you cannot even dissolve salt in it.

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