Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 10:58:31 EST
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Subject: Re: Precipitate Sampling

Aw geez.  They are the ones that say the potassium ferrocyanide they sell for historic processes is not regulated by EPA as cyanide because the EPA's Administrative Determination on this issue was in answer to a specific question about ferric ferrocyanide.  But if you read the whole document, EPA makes it clear that all the hexacyanoferrates will function the same in relation to the TLCP and will release cyanide in the environment.  (Want more information, just ask and I'll send it to you.)

They sell their acetic acid fix in a glass bottle at about a 90% concentration that requires a flammable warning when the photographers will dilute it 1:28 anyway.  Why sell it in a form that requires a shower and special storage that the photographers never have anyway?

Guess who's up there near the top of the list of polluters in NY State?

I could go on and on.  I recommend Sprint to college photography programs.


In a message dated 12/22/2010 5:53:35 AM Eastern Standard Time, ldoemeny**At_Symbol_Here**COX.NET writes:

I read many of the responses and think that the only thing that I can add is to check the Kodak web site.  The Kodak site has information on the materials used in photographic labs and recommendations for their disposal.  The site has contact information too.

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