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Re: Solvents - was: simulate fluxus work?
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- Subject: Re: Solvents - was: simulate fluxus work?
- From: Darryl Baird <dbaird@FLINT.UMICH.EDU>
- Date: Wed, 9 Jun 1999 11:39:41 -0500
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> > Well, now I'm curious about CitraSolv. What is it SUPPOSED to be used
> > for?
> Try the archives. A year or so ago there was a detailed discussion of
> transfer solvents. I think that there was some discussion of CitraSolv at
> the time indicating its toxicity. BTW, I suggested wintergreen oil. It
> too is a toxic substance.
> Be careful.
I too have used Oil of Wintergreen, but as far as smell goes I opt for
CitraSolv, both are pungent. Well ventilated areas or vapor masks are
necessary....trust me on this one. We worked in a spray both.
CitraSolv is a heavy-duty cleaner/degreaser.
Yes always be careful with all solvents.
Assistant Professor of Art
Photography & Graphic Design
University of Michigan-Flint