From: Ken Kretchman <kwkretch**At_Symbol_Here**NCSU.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] odor question
Date: September 21, 2012 4:54:07 PM EDT
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Odor eliminator or odor masker ? Not referencing this product at all, but as a general point when I hear "air freshener" I think of "air polluter".

We had a speaker from a department on campus providing small and inexpensive hangup "air fresheners" as a gift to the attendees at a presentation. I was obliged to ask them to not use them here and think twice about using them in their cars and home.. or at least do some research first.

Ken Kretchman, CIH, CSP Director, Environmental Health and Safety
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On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Wayne Phan <Wayne.Phan**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

For those who have odor problem in the building, use the following to get rid of bad odor:

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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] odor question

Men's urinal cakes usually are either naphthalene or p-dichlorobenzene which smell the same and are the same as moth balls. Both have a TLV of 10 ppm but naphthalene has a NIC to 5 ppm. Both are IARC 2B carcinogens and have other cancer listings.


In a message dated 9/20/2012 1:12:54 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Walter.Garrow**At_Symbol_Here**APPLUSRTD.COM writes:

This may sound strange, but some of the men's urinal deodorant blocks have similar chemicals.

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