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Subject: Effects of candle smoke on textiles

Effects of candle smoke on textiles

From: Jennifer Barnett <eland>
Date: Saturday, December 16, 1995
Colin Pearson <pearson [at] science__canberra__edu__au> writes

>Carol would appreciate any information or literature relating to the
>effects of candle smoke on textiles from candles containing beeswax,
>refined paraffin wax plus stearic, for example.

I suggest you try the like-dissolves-like principle. That is, liquid
paraffin (kerosine, jet fuel etc.)

Jennifer Barnett
Andelos Textielrestauratie
Sinaasappelstr. 101
Netherlands 2564 EN Den Haag
+31 70 368 34 87

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