From: davivid <davivid**At_Symbol_Here**WELL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Help me identify a mystery object.
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:39:44 -0800
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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Dave Lane

On 13/1/18 5:52 PM, ILPI Support wrote:
> In my line of business I get the most unusual calls and emails (and I am never sure why they call me, in particular, but I do enjoy a good mystery). Someone sent me this picture of an object in his possession. It is made of orange and white plastic with a clear section of presumably polycarbonate. It has what is obviously a filament/igniter inside and a warning sticker that reads WARNING: TO AVOID SEVERE INJURY, NEVER PLACE ANY PART OF YOUR BODY OVER THE LAUNCH TUBE.
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> I have posted the picture (temporarily) here: http://www.ilpi.com/dchas/mystery.jpg
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> I asked him where he got it. He said a homeless person gave it to his wife about 8 months ago. Beyond their curiosity, there‰??s a safety issue here.
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> I‰??m guessing it‰??s something related to model rocketry, meteorology etc. Doesn‰??t seem to have a military feel to it. I figure with this many smart people on the list, someone has seen one of them before.
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> Whaddya think?
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> Rob Toreki
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