Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 15:17:05 -0700
Reply-To: Debbie Decker <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
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From: Debbie Decker <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Formaldehyde off-gassing from cadavers
Apologies for the liberal cross-posting:

Reviewing plans for a renovated teaching space for human anatomy.  Since the
building is close by other buildings, we will conduct a wind tunnel study.

I need to find out the amount of off-gassing of formaldehyde from cadavers
preserved in 10% buffered formalin.  There will be 24 cadavers stored on
down-draft tables and approximately 10 more cadavers, wrapped in plastic,
stored in a support space.

I really don't know where to start so I thought I'd start with you guys.

Debbie M. Decker, Campus Chemical Hygiene Officer
Environmental Health and Safety
University of California, Davis
1 Shields Ave.
Davis, CA  95616
(530)754-7964/(530)752-4527 (FAX)
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