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There are several methods for disinfecting and cleaning can openers. Here are a few:
1. Vinegar and a toothbrush
Take an old toothbrush and dip it in white vinegar; use it to scrub well the can opener.
Then dip and swish the can opener in hot soapy water, rinse it and let it dry.
2. Electric can openers
In order to clean an electric can opener, a simple option is to run a paper towel through the mechanism, which will most likely absorb most of the grease and food particles.
3. Wax paper
Run a sheet of wax paper through the mechanism of an old and dirty manual can opener and it will both clean it and smooth it, making your next can openings much easier
4. Remove rust
In order to remove severe rust from a can opener, let the tool sit in a bowl filled with white vinegar for a few hours, up to a full night. Then with an old toothbrush scrub the rust away. Rinse with water and soap the gears and dry them, letting them run through a cloth to make sure they are fully dry.
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