Chemistry Question #566

Kirsten, a 13 year old female from Toronto asks on January 20, 2002,

What is in most nail polish removers?

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The answer

Barry Shell answered on January 20, 2002

The main ingredient is acetone. There may be small amounts of other things such as fragrance, colour, water, and oils. If you want to save money, just get a bottle of acetone to remove your nail polish. I think it's about 1/4 the price.

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