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RE: hazardous materials in artroom-spina bifida children

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From: Deb M. (dmortl_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Sep 07 2004 - 18:10:04 PDT


Erasers are usually latex - Magic Rub erasers are latex free but you have to
be careful of other kids using regular pink erasers and leaving the eraser
residue on the tables where the allergic kids might come into contact with
them....

> I have two spina bifida 1s gaders this year who are allergic to some
>materials. They cannot tolerate latex. I was told some crayons have it
>and others don't. What about paints? The para told me only Crayola brand
>could be used. What about clays? We are working with clay that will be
>fired next week. I checked some of the sites I have seen listed recently
>but can't find what I'm looking for. Does anyone have any experience
>with this?
> thanks,
> JEryl in SC

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