Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 09:33:46 -0400
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From: Bradley Harris <harris626**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Odor
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Did anybody bring in a plant with a outside soil into the office?  Sometimes soils in pots have odors.

Brad H.

On Jul 26, 2011, at 3:44 PM, Harrington, Rachel wrote:

We have a strong =93dirty socks=94 odor present in one of our micro labs.  It=92s a pretty typical lab using media and cultures, etc.  and we are systematically removing everything and deconning but this odor is persisting.  I know I have smelt this chemical before, maybe back in my undergraduate days, but it is really a sickening odor.  Any ideas?  Any help is greatly appreciated.  Thank you!
Rachel E. Harrington, MPH, CHMM
Director- Office of Environmental, Health and Safety
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL  60064
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