Does anyone have experience with cleaning turpentine spills on CDs?  I
checked the NIST guide
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found no mention of specific fluids.  Here's the situation, as reported to
me by Rebecca Littman, Music Librarian here at University of

> We had a bunch of the "Great Pianists" series returned yesterday by an
> art student and several of them have paint on the outer cases, but
> a couple had turpentine on the discs themselves.

Would isopropyl alcohol help in this case, or is the damage already done?


Tom Caw

Tom Caw
MM/MLIS degree candidate
Music Department/School of Information Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee  WI  53211
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