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Subject: Wax moth

Wax moth

From: Jerry Shiner <keepsafe>
Date: Tuesday, January 27, 1998
Hans-Christoph von Imhoff <christoph.von_imhoff [at] com__mcnet__ch> writes

>... She and her brother, another
>artist using wax but in a quite different way, have problems with

I imagine the waxmoth is similar to the (clothing) webbing moth.
Prevention and/or control of this pest can be accomplished
chemically (fumigation, etc.); by storage in an oxygen-free
environment (using barrier film envelopes and an oxygen scavenger);
by extremes of temperature (freezing, etc.); and by storage in a
well-sealed container (after any larvae or eggs have been

The artist may contact me directly if she would like more
information on barrier film envelopes, etc.

Jerry Shiner
Keepsafe Systems &
Forever Yours Bridal Gown Preservation
Toronto, Ontario

                  Conservation DistList Instance 11:65
                 Distributed: Friday, January 30, 1998
                       Message Id: cdl-11-65-003
Received on Tuesday, 27 January, 1998

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