Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 07:48:40 -0400
Reply-To: Phil Anderson <panderson**At_Symbol_Here**AQUASCIENCE.COM>
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From: Phil Anderson <panderson**At_Symbol_Here**AQUASCIENCE.COM>
Subject: Re: Managing Chemicals with stench characteristics
Comments: To: "Prisby, Mary"

I will recommend the use of activated carbon, available in packets, as an odor-absorbing device. These will or should work for any organic material, at least. Then double bag with vermiculite or such as padding. Perhaps an additional amount of carbon in the enclosed interior space as well if something is particularly odiferous. Phil Anderson -----Original Message----- From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Prisby, Mary Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2004 8:59 PM To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU Subject: [DCHAS-L] Managing Chemicals with stench characteristics I have been involved with moving materials from one faciity to another. During the exercise, I am drafting a more extensive policy for chemical storage. Since we have a mulititude of materials, I am focusing on items that I have highlighted from the existing storage. One primarily is materials that have a stench and/or are odiferous. I understand that there may be products sold to absorb the stench odors or reduce it. Double bagging with vermiculite doesn't seem to be as effective as I would hope. Any general good practice successes would be greatly appreciated. Mary EHS deCODE Chemsitry

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