RE: Formaldehyde source (was Gum woes)

From: Kerik ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 05/09/05-11:10:21 PM Z
Message-id: <200505100510.j4A5AXOu008235@spamf1.usask.ca>

I've purchased formaldehyde from a local pharmacy. I had to answer a few
questions, but once I explained what I was using it for, they sold me a pint
which will last a loooooong time.

Kerik

> It is difficult to buy. I think many suppliers suspect drug
> manufacture or other nefarious motives for buying it? Once I
> explained my needs, the owner of Dawn was accomodating.
>
> It is very nasty stuff, so if you use it, only do so outdoors.
>
> Dave Rose
> Powell, Wyoming
>
> (snip)
> > > As noted by others, the type of paper used and sizing will make a
> > > big difference. FWIW, I've had good results using Rives
> BFK paper
> > > treated
> > with
> > > a gelatin size hardened in formaldehyde.
> >
> > I've been looking for a supplier of formaldehyde but most chemical
> suppliers
> > don't carry it or won't sell it unless you are a big
> institution. Can
> > you recommend a supplier? I would like to try it; having
> used glyaxol
> > and
> chrome
> > alum.
>
>
>
>
Received on Mon May 9 23:10:42 2005

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