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Hand sanitizer

From: Isobel Griffin <i.griffin<-at->
Date: Monday, December 9, 2013
The book-handlers in our library have asked whether it is acceptable
to apply antibacterial hand gels and then handle books.  I'm
inclined to think that it is probably not a good idea, as the gels
could contain traces of materials that might stain the books, but I
wondered if anyone else has a view on this?

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Dr Isobel Griffin ACR
Collections Care Manager
National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1EW
+44 131 623 3858


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