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Mold question.

Hello all, this came via the feedback form from the GBW page. Anyone care to
respond. Please resond to him since he is not on the list. His email is:


>              Variable  Content
>              --------  -------
>              subjcode GBW Feedback
>      MailFormRealName Craig Miller
>     MailFormUserEmail cfmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>             gbwmember no
>              comments Dear GBW:
>                       I'm hoping you can provide me with some
>                       information or
>                       refer me to an appropriate source.
>                       I need to find out how to deal with
>                       book materials that
>                       have become moldy.  I want to stop the
>                       mold from
>                       increasing as well as remove as much
>                       mold as is present
>                       without damaging the paper of the book.
>                       The "paper" is a heavy coated stock and
>                       the mold is
>                       relatively minor.  That is to say, the
>                       mold is visible
>                       and spread across the pages but it's in
>                       small bits and
>                       the paper isn't warped or otherwise
>                       damaged.  I believe
>                       the coating on the stock has protected
>                       it so far.
>                       Do you have any suggestions or sources
>                       I might check
>                       for information or assistance?
>                       Thank you.
>                       Craig.

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