Tuesday, December 15, 2009

How to dissolute a body

Slate gives us some handy advice how to get rid of a body with household chemicals: dissolve it in a solution of lye and water.

Heated to 300 degrees, a lye solution can turn a body into tan liquid with the consistency of mineral oil in just three hours. (...)

In addition to being safer and more efficient, lye is also easier to obtain than strong acids. You can purchase 8 pounds of it—enough to dissolve a few bodies—from soap-making or farm-supply stores for less than $15. If you can't wait for delivery, pick up some drain cleaner from the supermarket, but it's so dilute that you may need to use quite a few bottles.

How long does it take to dissolve a human body? - By Brian Palmer - Slate Magazine

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