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Subject: Sphagnum moss

Sphagnum moss

From: Siew Wah Lee <lee_siew_wah<-a>
Date: Monday, March 24, 2008
Jamye Jamison <jamyejamison<-a t->yahoo< . >com  writes

>Does anyone have information on the use of sphagnum moss on
>paper/books as a treatment for mold and/or mildew? We have searched
>the Cons DistList and found nothing. A google search found that it
>is used extensively in horticulture in a grass like form. ...

I have never used that on paper-based materials. It is used as a
household disinfectant. An Australian company that sells it is:


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Ms Siew Wah, Lee
National Heritage Board
Heritage Conservation Centre
32 Jurong Port Rd
Singapore 619104

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:50
                 Distributed: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
                       Message Id: cdl-21-50-007
Received on Monday, 24 March, 2008

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