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Apr 24, 2007 01:50 PM

How to remove rust stains from kitchen sink?

My husband placed two cookie racks in the sink one night. When I moved the racks the following day to wash them, I found that the racks had transferred orange rust marks onto our stainless steel sink. I didn't even know that the racks were rusting! Is there any way to remove the marks? Thanks in advance for your tips.

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  1. The old fallback Barkeeper's Friend ought to do the trick.

      1. re: Cpt Wafer

        Thanks very much, jzerocsk and cpt wafer!

      2. Bon Ami cleanser did the trick for me.

        1. If none of the prior suggestions work (on such a new, smallish area, they probably will), for tougher rust stains, you can get naval jelly from the hardware store and scrub with 0000 steel wool.

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