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Lesson Plans


Cleaning brushes with acetone

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DESIGN18
Thu, 18 Feb 1999 23:23:26 EST


I was disturbed to see that you are advocating the use of acetone in the
classroom . I knew a woman (at a company I once worked for) that was cleaning
decals off of her refrigerator with acetone. Then she flipped on a light
switch in the room. They very small spark from the light switch ignited the
fumes from the acetate. She died. Please rethink using something so flammable
in the classroom.