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Re: Colophon Info



I heard the same thing at a recent book arts list.  I heard that there were some
sort of adhesive-eating bacteria that causes the stuff to go rancid and lose
its adhesive qualities.  There was some rancid PVA at the class and it had a very distinctive and pungent odor.

I must say that I've never heard anyone else mention this until now.

Kim

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From:   Roberta Lavadour[SMTP:paper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent:   Friday, November 14, 1997 10:24 AM
To:     BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject:        Re: Colophon Info

I had been told that Colophon had pulled the PVA because of safety concerns
(something about turning into formaldehyde [sp?] when it sits for a length
of time...).  Is the product being reintroduced the same stuff?  Is there a
way to check the adhesive to see if it's "fresh"?
-----Original Message-----
From: D. Guffey <dguff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thursday, November 13, 1997 7:08 PM
Subject: Colophon Info


>>Now, does anyone have a current address/phone/fax for Colophon in
Washington?
>> I teach binding and am revising my woefully outdated list of suppliers.
When
>>I call te number I have for Colophon, I get someone's fax machine. Thanks!
>>
>Don Guyot has sold Colophon Book Arts Supply to Nancy Morains.  The new
>address is
>3611 Ryan St. S.E.
>Lacey, WA  98503
>phone # (360)459-2940
>fax #      (360)459-2945
>
>I send this information because just today I received a phone call from
>Nancy informing me of the change and to let our Guild know that they now
>have Davey Board and PVA available again.  She said that although Don is no
>longer owner, he will still be around in an advisory position.
>


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