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White vinegar

From: Barbara Appelbaum <aandh>
Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2007
In the context of advising museums on going green(er):  The classic
non-toxic, sustainable, no-residue, household-type cleaning material
is white vinegar in water.  But the idea of using it in a museum
environment seems like a bad one.  Has anyone thought this one
through--how much acidity would really be involved?  What are
conservators recommending as a cleaning solution?  It often seems
easier to tell people what not to use than to recommend something!

Barbara Appelbaum
Appelbaum and Himmelstein
444 Central Park West
New York, NY  10025
212-666-4630


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