Important: Do not use on stainless steel, chrome, pewter, aluminum, brass, zinc, artificially oxidized silver, knife blades, lacquered surfaces, pearls, opals or porous stones. Avoid spilling on laminates, countertops, Formica, or synthetic surfaces which may be affected; clean spills immediately. Use in well ventilated area. 1. Wear household gloves. 2. Clean object first by washing in warm soapy water and drying thoroughly. 3. Dip cotton ball or soft cloth in Tarn-X and wipe on tarnished areas. Rinse thoroughly under cold water and wipe dry. For large items apply Tarn-X to about 1/3 of article at a time, then rinse thoroughly. Do not soak any object in Tarn-X for over 2 minutes. 4. For heavily tarnished pieces, repeat above process until all tarnish is dissolved. Always use full strength.