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RE: reallly cheap brown bottles

> Is there a technical reason for wanting to use brown glass bottles to
> store chemical solutions? Are there certain solutions that will change
> if exposed to light? Why not use brown plastic bottles designed for
> chemical storage.
> I love the brown bottles. Makes me think that my darkroom is an
> alchemist's laboratory ;)
> Cheers,
> Bogdan

Light sensitivity is one reason.  Reduced air infiltration through the bottle walls is another.

And it looks WAY cooler!