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Subject: Storing candy

Storing candy

From: Lydia Egunnike <lydia.egunnike<-at->
Date: Monday, November 23, 2009
I have been asked by one of our collection managers how long boiled
lollies (i.e rock candy) will last before deterioration occurs. Our
repository runs at 21 deg.C, 50% RH. The lollies will remain in
their original plastic bags and then sealed in a monitored anoxic
enclosure (Cryovac/Ageless package). Does anyone have any data or
experience with long term storage of this type of collection
material?

Lydia Egunnike
Senior Conservator, Conservation Unit
Collection Preservation
State Library of Queensland
PO Box 3488
South Brisbane Q 4101
Australia
+61 7 3840 7779
Fax: +61 7 3840 9060


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