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Mold on EVA

From: Nicholas Burnett <nick<-a>
Date: Friday, November 14, 2014
Abigail Bainbridge <bainbridge.abigail<-a t->gmail< . >com> writest

>I have been having EVA from Conservation by Design go mouldy within
>two months lately; they say the supplier has changed the formula and
>they're working on packaging that would eliminate contact with air
>but in the meantime can't guarantee any shelf life at all once it's
>opened.  Does anyone in the UK have a good supplier for large-ish
>quantities that don't mould so quickly?

I cannot suggest a different supplier but have found that opened EVA
does not go mouldy if stored in a refrigerator.

Nicholas Burnett ACR
Museum Conservation Services Ltd

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:25
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Received on Friday, 14 November, 2014

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