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So I was cleaning my brushes today and afterwards I made a new brush cleaning dip cup. Usually when I add brush cleaner to water it just foams up a little like soap, but today it's acting like oil and water and it has a stronger smell. It always has it's soapy chemical smell, but today, when I add it to the water it's stronger, strong enough to make my scalp tighten with the onset of a chemical headache.

 

I checked our water and it's fine, nothing there.

 

So, can the winsor & newton brush cleaner/restorer go bad?

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I got it a few months ago. I dilute some it to wash my brushes while I'm painting, just swish them around after a bit to get any intense amounts of paint off, particularly for my mixing brushes. I have a separate bottle for soaking my brushes when they need to be restored.

 

The thing is, I've diluted it before and it's never done this. It's really weird and kinda freaky.

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Well, the oil & water effect went away and it's acting normal now. The strong smell went away too. Maybe I just never noticed it before... I do tend to fail my observation checks. Makes me wish I hadn't poured the first batch down the drain... :blink:

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