Appearance Issues with United Chemi-Con's Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

Sometimes you may find that some of the leads on the Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors from United Chemi-Con are dirty and look like they are oxidized.

For reference, check this photo:

United Chemi-Con confirms that this is residual electrolytes from their production process. They do not believe there will be any issues utilizing these capacitors. That small amount of residue will dissipate during the soldering process.

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