Mould prevention and collection recovery: NM95-55/26-2004E-PDF

guidelines for heritage collections /

Mould infestation in heritage collections can damage artifacts and may pose a health risk to individuals who work with these collections. This Technical Bulletin presents information on mould morphology, prevention of mould growth, actions to take should mould occur and health effects relating to mould exposure. It informs the reader how to remove mould growth from artifacts and it describes the appropriate personal protective equipment to wear when working in a mould-contaminated environment or when working with mould-infested artifacts.

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Department/Agency Canadian Heritage. Canadian Conservation Institute.
Title Mould prevention and collection recovery
Subtitle guidelines for heritage collections /
Series Title Technical bulletin ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Prévention des moisissures et récupération des collections, lignes directrices visant les collections du patrimoine. The catalogue number (NM95-55/26-2004E) and ISBN (0-662-35932-1) for the print edition have been copied in this electronic publication.
Date c2004.
Number of Pages i, 34 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • NM95-55/26-2004E-PDF
Subject Terms Museum collections, Fungi, Conservation