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Subject: Napthalene


From: Mary-Lou Florian <mflorian<-a>
Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Victoria Gill <victoria.gill<-a t->endangeredheritage< . >com> writes

>I am concerned about the recent increase in garments coming in for
>treatment which have been stored with Naphthalene/mothballs.

Just a note:  napthalene and 1-4-dichlorobenzene
(paradichlorobenzene) were both commonly used for mothballs.  The
chemicals are quite different, which suggests a possible different
conservation approach.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:20
                Distributed: Saturday, October 18, 2014
                       Message Id: cdl-28-20-003
Received on Tuesday, 14 October, 2014

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