rob at colorist.org
Sat Dec 2 17:53:08 GMT 2006
> Ah, Perc, wonderful stuff. Still the mainstay of the dry claning
but being phased out in the US for: carcinogenic properties,
concerns (central nervous system damage), birth defects, and
> Now I reckon it's OK.
but the evidence from numerous studies is just the opposite Peter..
provide some references? If you like I'll put up a dozen or so
study results that
show how dangerous it is to handle, inhale, or release into the
> the years I must have doused myself in perc about 30 times, at one
> a time ! Never did me any harm as far as I can tell, others may think
And I would reach into the bath of a film cleaner filled with
Trichlor to retrieve bits
of film that fell into the tank, immersing my arm for up to 30
seconds fishing out the
offending matter. With what I know now from various studies, I'd
biosuit and long impermeable gloves to do the same thing.
I think Bob Festa remembers what happened one day at Hollywood
(i may have this wrong) a reactive incident caused several blocks in
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