It's made up of methanol (or denatured alcohol), HCl and powered
paranitroaniline & H2O. It's been brought to our attention that our paper
recycling personnel have been using some for quite some time (provided by a
Aside from some obvious regulatory (MSDS, etc.) issues, we're obviously
concerned about the use of this rather nasty (corrosive, poison, flammable)
stuff. I'm told that some other paper test methods (pens, kits) have been
tried, but haven't worked satisfactorily).
1) Our PREFERENCE is to get rid of this nasty stuff & replace it with a
safer, yet effective way to test recycled paper.
2) If an effective substitute isn't available, then we'd obviously want to
purchase this stuff from a commercial source (with supplied MSDS's, proper
labeling, etc.). I'd be interested in any chemical vendors that could
commercially supply this.
Thanks for anything you can share.