Black silicone sealant - Marine safe ?

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  1. Apollo

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    Hi Guys,

    Quick question:

    I've bought some black silicone sealant ( Alcolin/Henkel brand) for use in my nano to seal up the water gates etc.

    Couldn't find any black marine sealant.The sealant is labeled black "car" silicone sealant . The label states that it doesn't contain any nasties such as fungicide etc.

    Is this OK to use, i.e. is it marine safe ? :unsure:
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i have used the bostick car black on a hexagonal and so far so goot 3 years now.. but im sure there are more task specific adhesives available..
     
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    Has anyone else used the bostik car black? The website says that there's fungicide in it. . . .

    I could consider it . .

    TM
     
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    i wonder what the lifespan of the fungacide is in such a product? nothing lasts forever..
     
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