Re: glutaraldehyde source
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thanks for the advice. I went ahead and ordered it and it arrived last night.
I will start sizing paper next week.
Chris, am I right in understanding that you are using a range of between 6
and 24 ml per liter of gelatin?
On Mon, 30 Jun 2008 16:04:47 -0600, Christina Z. Anderson wrote
> $200 for 500ml!!!! Wow that is ridiculous. And you DON'T, as Ryuji
> says, want to handle concentrated amounts unless outdoors. I bought
> the 25% and poured it in enough water to dilute to 2.5% immediately,
> outdoors, downwind, gloves on, way far from my face.
> This looks like Maxicide I got from a med supply warehouse, although
> mine was 2.5%. I only use 6-24ml per liter of the stuff, so a
> gallon would last you years--hope you have 10 friends to split it
> with over the next 18 months of shelf life....
> When I bought a quart of Maxicide it was about $12 or so, so $23 is
> a good price.
> Last time I had to size 60 16x20 sheets of paper so I actually tray
> sized with gelatin all sheets and then the following day I did a big
> tray of glut outside to harden the sheets. This worked very well
> and minimized any toxicity inside the house (hung them to dry
> outside in garage). It was cold outside still, even, and that did
> not hurt anything, but when doing the same with formaldehyde outside
> and then bringing the sheets into the warm house, they totally
> outgassed and stung my eyes, but I've already shared that story
> here. Chris
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cameron Young" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Sent: Monday, June 30, 2008 2:23 PM
> Subject: glutaraldehyde source
> > I am looking for a source for glutaraldehyde here in Canada. My local
> > chemical supplier claims they can only get me "certified" grade at $200
> > for
> > 500ml.
> > While looking at other options, I found this online:
> > http://amaxsupply.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=134
> > This seems to be similar to the Maxicide that Chris recommended a while
> > back.
> > Do you think this would work for hardening gelatin and if so, at what
> > ratio?
> > Thanks
> > Cameron
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