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Subject: Anoxia


From: Mary-Lou Florian <mflorian>
Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2002
Marcela Rossello de las Casas <marcelarossello [at] hotmail__com> writes

>I am interested in getting a fumigation chamber, I recall reading
>about an oxygen fumigation chamber called something like the Bubble.
>I would like to know if there is a manufacturer for this type of
>equipment or if one needs to build one for itself.  I will
>appreciate any information you can send me regarding inert gases
>fumigation chambers.

I highly recommend that you first research the possibility of using
a chest freezer or small freezer room.  The treatment time is so
much quicker, the result re insect mortality the same, there are no
health hazards and it does not require special working safety

Mary-Lou Florian
Conservation Scientist
Royal British Columbia Museum

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:55
                 Distributed: Friday, February 8, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-55-007
Received on Wednesday, 6 February, 2002

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