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Stained corning ware?

Effex Apr 12, 2013 06:43 AM

Hello, I have this corning ware that got dark stains from scrubbing with a stainless steel scrubber and now I dont know how to turn it white again. My MIL suggested bleach (?!) - I soaked it in bleach overnight and did not help. Any other suggestions? Thanks

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    daeira RE: Effex Apr 12, 2013 09:11 AM

    You might have scratched off the first layer.

    If it's "real" corning ware (aka pyroceram), you might be able to remove the metal marks. I've had really good luck by:

    1. first scrubbing with a baking soda paste and a non-abrasive scrubby. I use a sponge made by 3M called O-Cel-O. It's a sponge with little plastic nubs that are very good at removing the most stubborn marks.

    2. Buy a ceramic top cleaner like Weiman or Ceramabryte or even Corning ware cleaner (sold in the factory outlets). Use the O-cel-o sponge with the ceramic top cleaner and really scrub. That usually gets off the marks, even black marks on the bottom of French White corning ware. Make sure that you thoroughly clean the corning ware with dish soap and water after you use the ceramic top cleaner. You want to wash it all off.

    If these two steps don't work, I'm not sure what else will get it out.

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      Effex RE: Effex Apr 12, 2013 09:47 AM

      Thx! Will try!

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        grmaj RE: Effex Aug 15, 2013 10:52 PM

        Try Comet ... works for me and I use my corning ware all the time.

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