Chemistry Question #2080

Ken Louie, a 71 year old male from Washougal, WA asks on May 3, 2004,

I spilled some iodine disinfectant on my vinyl tile floor. As an old chemist, the only chemical I know that will decolorize iodine is sodium thiosulfate. Is there another household chemical that will decolorize iodine on vinyl floors?

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