Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 09:25:04 -0500
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From: Ken Simolo <simolo**At_Symbol_Here**CHEM.CHEM.ROCHESTER.EDU>
Subject: Re: Latex degradation, low humidity, Chinese drywall?
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I have noticed in boxes that have been left around for extended periods 
of time that only those near the opening have degraded.  The more 
exposed they were, the more degraded they were.


On Nov 19, 2009, at 5:44 PM, Carol Lentz wrote:

> Not necessarily, I noticed over the years that latex gloves exposed to 
only fluorescent lights in labs without windows degraded faster than 
gloves kept in lab drawers. But I only observed it, I didn't do any 
testing to verify it.

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