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ANy way to get safely remove the yellowed discoloring off white or off white hardware plastic housings?

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Hi! I have a question. I have an older legacy hardware that works great. However, I notice over time that the white or off white plastic casing or housing has turned yellow (discolored) -- I think parts of the housing that have turned when exposed to the sunlight say from a nearby window. I am wondering if there is any safe and effective chemicals out there that can get rid of the yellowing and bring it back to a more white colored plastic housing? I am looking for not harsh chemicals, but those that have been more so "proven" to work.

I am assuming sunlight may have caused the yellowing. Am I wrong? What else may have caused it?

Again, I am wondering if there is any safe and effective chemicals out there that can get rid of the yellowing and bring it back to a more white colored plastic casing or housing?

If you have any ideas, I am willing to listen. If you KNOW of a chemical that DOES work, state that in your reply.

I will state this now as a blanket statement: For what you provide in your responses, you will NOT be held liable for undesired effects or damages. “I” am the one what will determine what I will do. Just let me know if your response is a "thought" or a "fact" if it works and the posted/your success rate with it.

I have to think in today's world there are prodcuts out there that have proven to do jobs like this.

I noitce more recent or modern computer hardware is not using the white plastic casing or hosing any more or very little of it. Industries are using mid-gray, deeper grays, and even black plastic casing or housing now. I think this is the reason why from the discoloring.  

Please reply.
   
Thank you!
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