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Subject: Call for contributions: Biocides in museum collections

Call for contributions: Biocides in museum collections

From: Carole Dignard <carole.dignard<-at->
Date: Monday, February 9, 2009
Biocides in Museum Collections: call for contributions

Call for Contributions: Biocides in Museum Collections web-page The
Biocides in Museum Collections web-page, on the ICOM-CC website,
would like to welcome submissions on this topic. The aim of this
web-page is to further disseminate information resources and promote
research and exchanges on the topic of biocides in museum
collections. The web-page is at:


Various documents recently posted include a 2008 Bibliography on
Biocides in Museum Collections; a 2008 article by Ozge Gencay Ustun,
'The Limitations of Hand-held XRF Analyzers as a Quantitative Tool
for Measuring Heavy Metal Pesticides on Art Objects', 6 pages; and
Helene Tello's 2006 diploma thesis, 'Investigations on Super Fluid
Extraction (SFE) with Carbon Dioxide on Ethnological Materials and
Objects Contaminated with Pesticides', Fachhochschule fur Technik
und Wirtschaft Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 207 pages.

Contributions can be sent to:

    Carole Dignard
    Coordinator of the ICOM-CC Working Group on Ethnographic
        Collections and Senior Objects Conservator
    Canadian Conservation Institute

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Received on Monday, 9 February, 2009

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