Heh. It's used by the Navy to clean ships, that's where the name comes from. The gel consistency is so it sticks to the side of hulls.[FnG] Hanno wrote:I thought it was some obscene act involving jelly and Navels (belly buttons)...
Well, you should probably try to avoid drinking naval jelly, but it's just phosphoric acid in gel medium. If you've ever had any kind of cola (Coke, Pepsi, etc.), you've already been drinking it (in much smaller concentration). They put phosphoric acid in all of those sodas to acidify them or make them 'tangy.'[FnG] N!MRoD wrote:cant help but to think its very toxic, i would even be reluctant to touch it.
Dentists use it to etch or 'rough up' your teeth so that fillings will stay in better.
Let's face it — we've all been drinking Naval Jelly our whole lives, sort of.
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