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Alternative to xylene

From: Raymond A. Spiteri <raymond.a.spiteri<-at->
Date: Friday, January 27, 2012
We are seeking a less hazardous alternative to xylene to be used in
solvent mixtures and for dissolving acrylic resins like Paraloid B72
for eventual use in conservation treatments. Can anyone suggest, or
has used, a viable alternative. Has anyone used 'Clarify' as an
alternative to xylene, and if so, is it a viable alternative.

Ray Spiteri
Senior Conservator
Conservation Division, Heritage Malta,
Ex-Royal Naval Hospital,
Triq il-Missjoni Taljana,
Bighi, Kalkara,
+356 2180 7675 ext. 255


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