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Lacquer or wax from wok ingested!!!! PLEASE HELP

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Lacquer or wax from wok ingested!!!! PLEASE HELP

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tmangra | | Jul 11, 2012 03:52 PM

I bought a wok today and used it for the first time, I washed it before using it and it kept its beautiful grey/waxy sheen inside and out. I made fried rice using a metal wok spoon and then ate, after washing the wok I noticed the grey sheen is gone wherever I used the spoon and all I see is metal on the whole bottom half of the wok. It does flake off pretty easy with my finger, I think the wok is made from carbon steel and I bought it from this chinese restaurant supply store. I'm really worried, I hope it doesnt participate in me getting stomach cancer. Please help!!!!

 

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