Have you looked into waterproof cast covers such as Xerosox? They're made out of latex and can cover the entire lower leg. Jamie Smith Irvine Valley College -----Original Message----- From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**list.uvm.edu] On Behalf Of Ra y Mainer Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 4:57 PM To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Broken Foot and Open-toed Shoes Plastic bags (polyethylene) are resistant to acetone and almost everything else except hot aromatic solvents. They do melt around 100C to 120 C so hot liquids could be a real hazard. They are slippery too. Ray Mainer On 3/29/2011 11:17 AM, paracelcusbombastusvon**At_Symbol_Here**juno.com wrote: > Keep in mind the dissolving power of any solvent that may being used. Wa ter generally will not dissolve most plastic bags, BUT acetone will. Now y ou have unprotected skin. > > Lynn K > > Please note: message attached > > From: "Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety"
> To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU > Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Broken Foot and Open-toed Shoes > Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 17:42:37 -0400 > > > ____________________________________________________________ > Groupon™ Official Site > 1 ridiculously huge coupon a day. Get 50-90% off your city's best! > http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL3131/4d91f84981d4641848cst03vuc
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