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Re: [BKARTS] cleaning mold



>
> Then read Section IIIB in above booklet.  Protect yourself - use a 
> mask,or respirator; This is important!
>

Yeah, I'll second that... when people say "Does it smell like mould",
that does NOT mean you should hold it near your face and take a sniff!
I've seen lots of people do that... 

-- 

Scott

----- Original Message -----
From: Teri L Herbert <herbertl@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 7:15 am
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] cleaning mold
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

> Since I have helped in presenting workshops on preventing mold and
> mildew for our archives group: I can recommend that every one read
> http://www.solinet.net/preservation/leaflets/leaflets_templ.cfm?doc_id=122
> 
> The only safe and effective way to keep it from coming back is to 
> modify 
> the environment which contributed to the development of mold.
> Get the books into a low humidity environment, far away from other
> non-affected books.
> Then read Section IIIB in above booklet.  Protect yourself - use a 
> mask,or respirator; This is important!
> Don't use any household chemicals.
> 
> Hope this helps everyone.
> Mold/mildew after hurricanes and floods are a way of life around 
> here, 
> unfortunately...
> Teri Lynn Herbert
> Medical University of South Carolina Library
> Charleston, SC
> 
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