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How does a person get Krazy Glue off the hands?

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To get Krazy Glue off the hands, use acetone to dissolve it. Acetone is the active ingredient in nail polish remover.

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The Krazy Glue bond can be very strong, so skin that gets glued should not be pulled on in an attempt to force-break the bond. This can damage the skin.

Apply acetone

Use an acetone-coated cotton swab to apply acetone directly to the glue, or soak the glued area in a puddle of acetone. Wait until the bond begins to weaken, this can take a few minutes, so be patient. Rinse the area thoroughly.

Acetone-free method

If acetone is not available, soak the bonded area in warm, very soapy water, and gently work the skin to break the bond.

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