Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 15:18:53 -0700
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From: Mike Hurwitz <tesla**At_Symbol_Here**LMI.NET>
Subject: Re: Looking for REALLY Anti-fog Chemical Splash Goggles
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Ooops forgot, for the paint ball ones, we usually have to cut off the chunk of plastic covering the mouth. -Mike > > Hi, > > I have a researcher wants to work with one of the nastier acute toxins and > is pushing back against wearing safety goggles (our requirement when > working with acute toxins, among others) because "within 5 minutes of > wearing them, they fog up". We are currently using the "Revolution" > goggle with Visiclear antifog coating (from Jackson Safety)...I haven't > heard anyone else complain, but maybe this researcher has a really high > body temperature normally, or just sweats a lot, who knows? > > If you can recommend a different goggle--and I'd be willing to pay $25-40 > for a pair if they WOULD NOT FOG--I would be very interested. I am > thinking that facilities handling Select Agents and/or manufacturing > facilities handling acute toxins have people in these for a good couple of > hours at a time. I don't need to know what your 'nasty' is--but I am very > interested in hearing from anyone at commercial facilities as well as > academic. > > Many thanks to all- > Margaret >

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