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  • soap scum is a chalky white film deposited on surfaces splashed with soapy water as on a shower's walls or bathtub sides or shower curtain or sink from the act of showering, bathing or washing using soap. It is considered an undesirable surface coating for aesthetic reasons and is often removed by scrubbing or cleaning with speciall formulated cleaners (soap scum removers).

    June 28, 2009