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Enzyme poultice

From: Babette Gehnrich <bgehnrich>
Date: Monday, June 11, 2001
Emrys Evans <emrys.evans [at] utoronto__ca> writes

>The Restaurator Journal vol.20, number 3/4, 1999, p.225, has an
>article about a ready-to-use poultice to locally remove starch with
>enzymes.  At the bottom of p.241 it states that this product is
>patented and obtainable by suppliers of conservation materials.
>Before tracing a European source for this product I would like to
>know if anyone has experience using this material or know of a North
>American source of supply for it.

Not having looked up the article in the Restaurator I am assuming
that you are referring to the "Albertina Kompresse". This product is
available at

    Walter Klug and Co.
    Badeweg 9
    D-87509 Immenstadt, Germany
    <info [at] klug-conservation__com>

I believe they are the exclusive vendor.

Babette Gehnrich
Chief Conservator
American Antiquarian Society
185 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Fax: 508-753-3311

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