Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 05:55:16 GMT
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From: "Mary M. Cavanaugh" <cavanaughmm**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: Looking for REALLY Anti-fog Chemical Splash Goggles
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Uvex Stealth goggle. The original style with the narrower grey body, not the
wider style that is supposedly to go over glasses (has a blue body).

----- Original Message -----
From: Margaret Rakas 
Date: Thursday, Septemr 22, 2011 5:37 pm
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Looking for REALLY Anti-fog Chemical Splash Goggles
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU

> 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 

Mary M. Cavanaugh, CIH
University Industrial Hygienist
Appalachian State University
(828) 262-4008 ext 3#
Alternate extension: 6838

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