blue corrosion on the copper pipes flttlngs

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Had someone coming up for a different issue and he mentioned the blue corrosion on the copper pipes flttlngs , see attached photos , ls coming from a electrical source.
Only the pressure flttlngs are corroded.
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Looks like something ran out of those fittings or the tool when it was pressed, like some oring lubricant or lubricant of some type.

I don’t think it’s electrolysis
 

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Probably the lubricant of the press fitting mixing with your particular homes atmosphere from what’s stored or some chemical.
 

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We did have this happen at work, it was in a mechanical room with various chemicals being used, only thing is everything turned blueish maybe purple, let me take that back it everything just some copper.......I forget, have you cleaned the fittings off and see if it comes back?????
 

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We did have this happen at work, it was in a mechanical room with various chemicals being used, only thing is everything turned blueish maybe purple, let me take that back it everything just some copper.......I forget, have you cleaned the fittings off and see if it comes back?????
I just moved to this house and I'm afraid to touch those pipes lol
 

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We also had an issue like this in on of our newer dorms it was a high level of calcium have you water tested, if not from the town,
Have a pool co test it
 

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That's ok, I think of you get your water tested you may be ok at least you will know what you have, if you do have , do you have any recourse, on that co.?????
Thank you! planning to test the water this week and go from there
 
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