Try dipping aluminium foil in the vinegar and using it as a brush to scrub off the rust. It is less abrasive than steel wool, but will still do the trick in removing the rust. You can use regular vinegar and simply allow your rusty metal objects to soak in it for up to 24 hours before rinsing.
Regarding this, can you eat out of a rusty pan?
A rusty pan is safe to use especially after you remove the rust from the pan. Rust is nothing but oxidized iron. It really does not kill you unless your body cannot remove iron effectively or you eat tons of rust. A rusty pan also mean it is NEITHER aluminum nor stainless steel.
Is WD 40 a rust remover?
WD-40 helps remove rust by breaking down the bonds between metal and rust. Spray the rusted surface with WD-40, enough to thoroughly soak the area. Spray another application of WD-40 on the surface and let it sit for five to 10 minutes. Use sandpaper to remove any remaining rust.
How do I get rust off my baking pans?
To remove rust from baking pans, rinse the pan completely, sprinkle the pan with baking soda, allow the baking soda to sit on the pan for 30 minutes, and buff the baking soda using fine steel wool or an abrasive sponge.