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Lesson Plans


Stinky Ink & Mold

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John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Fri, 24 Apr 1998 00:06:20 -0400


Throw it away. It's not doing your students any good to use expired
batches of ink,or paint. They are most likely contaminated by being
opened and not cleaned properly or have mold growing in them. Especially
since you work with children,please don't expose kids to any harmful
foul odors. Molds become airborne. Treat your supplies like food and if
it's expired throw it away. I know it's sad to loose all those supplies
but what if someone had a seizure or got sick. I'm looking at worse case
scenario of course. Black paint and ink are made from a process of
mixing other elements together to produce it. Those other binders can go
bad.
There is no true Black.
An option would be to use an asian ink Block. Which is hard and last
forever.

Sandra