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Carbonated Beverages
Batteries

What in soda makes the corrosion on a battery dissolve?

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October 24, 2011 8:42PM

My thoughts are that it's the citric acid used in sodas today. Not sure, but I don't think that sugars and colorings have much to do with it.

Use BAKING SODA not a soft drink!