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RE: Allergic to Clay?

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From: kimberly herbert (kherbert_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 03:17:04 PDT


Sounds like a good idea, but make sure the lotion is Lanolin free. If
someone is allergic to wool, lanolin (oil from wool used in many skin
products) can cause a reaction ranging from skin reaction to breathing
problems.
Kimberly Herbert
 
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Holly112@aol.com [mailto:Holly112@aol.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 8:37 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: Allergic to Clay?
 
In a message dated 10/10/01 7:43:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
artappeal@msn.com writes:

As far as clay reactions, my knuckles get dry and crack
after using clay, just having it on my hands for 10 min. I'm glad I
don't
teach ceramics anymore!

Whenever I did clay projects, I'd dab a bit of lotion on each student's
washed hands while lined up waiting for the bell to ring. Worked for me
and my students!

Holly :0) ---
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