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Polyethylene bags

From: Susan Smyer <susan.smyer>
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2003
I need to know if the cheap 2 mil polyethylene Ziploc bags that I've
found in storage supply catalogs are as archivally safe as the ones
that I have ordered previously from museum supply catalogs?  In
other words, is polyethylene the same from product to product?

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Susan Smyer
Collections Manager
The Battleship TEXAS
3527 Battleground Rd.
La Porte, TX  77571
281-479-2431 ex.239

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Received on Wednesday, 8 October, 2003

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