Reply To: furs, weevils, and mothballs?

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Anne Murray
Member

Katie as a Conservator I strongly advise against using moth balls. There are different methods of getting rid of infestations such as anoxia  chambers and freezing. Here are a few links to start with on freezing objects

http://www.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/03-06.pdf

http://www.museumpests.net/cms/genericpdfmaker.asp?id=3&file=treatmentfacts

http://www.cci-icc.gc.ca/publications/notes/3-3-eng.aspx