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Subject: Soot and odour removal after a fire

Soot and odour removal after a fire

From: Barry Knight <barry.knight>
Date: Thursday, September 5, 2002
Reni Teygeler <rene.teygeler [at] wxs__nl> writes

>Does anyone have any experience in removing soot and the pungent
>odour from monographs after they have been recovered from a fire?

It is certainly possible to remove the smell of smoke from objects
by sealing them in a bag with activated charcoal.  See the posting
from Dale Kronkright (Conservation DistList Instance: 12:76 Friday,
March 26, 1999)

Barry Knight
Senior Conservation Scientist
English Heritage
+44 20 7973 3000
+44 20 7973 3001

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:18
                Distributed: Thursday, September 5, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-16-18-008
Received on Thursday, 5 September, 2002

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