Re: Help with a "careful with chemicals list"

From: Susan Huber ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 09/14/04-06:31:57 AM Z
Message-id: <005001c49a56$d3b55d80$9691c8cf@ownereb7xeo44n>

  Hi Barry, you are not the only one who has done a thing like that- it sure
smartens one when that sort of thing happens...thanks for bringing the
subject up..
  Susan
  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Barry Singer" <bsinger@sasktel.net>
  To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
  Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 6:44 PM
  Subject: Help with a "careful with chemicals list"

> I like to use thiourea to tone silver prints. Part A is the thiourea,
Part
> B is the Sodium Hydroxide. In order to save on glass bottles I put them
> both in Plastic drink pop bottles. After being away from the darkroom
for
> a week I found that the Sodium Hydroxide had eaten through the plastic
and
> flowed out the bottom of the bottle all over the shelf and every where
else
> I looked.
>
> OK, so I'm really stupid.
>
> It struck me that many alt processes use caustic, corrosive,
carcinogenic
> or just messy chemicals.
>
> Does any one else think it might be nice if the chemists on the list
made a
> chart of the chemicals we use with reminders of what to watch out for?
>
> Maybe some one else is as stupid as me.
>
> Barry
>

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