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anyone heard of shellac going murky...thickened and frothy. This is a new batch....8 oz DA 2oz shellac? Deep Amber. I mixed 2 other batches at the same time and they are both thin and clear all stored at the same temp glass Ball jars.
 

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Where the jars new, or is there a possibility of some residue left over from something in the jar?

Either way, "frothy" suggests a reaction with some contaminant. Don't have any idea what, but bottom line is don't try to use the murky shellac.
 

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Jars were the same jars, new as I used with the other. Now I need to mention that I did shake it up. I thought Ok that should settle and clear up ....not so.
 

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My other thought is that there might just be a lot of foreign matter in the flakes. I'd give it enough time to dissolve completely (if it hasn't already), strain it through a coffee filter and see what you end up with.

Were the two other batches from the same flakes?

Was the batch that appeared murky from the bottom of the bag of flakes?
 
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