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I think some mention should be made of the toxicity levels in some of the mordants used in home dyeing. Older articles, such as the one copied, make no reference to this issue.

http://www.pburch.net/dyeing/dyelog/B1063361308/C417788512/E20071123154240/

http://www.aurorasilk.com/tutorials_articles_faqs/natural_dyes/problem_of_chrome.html


Chrome and tin are quite toxic, and should never be used in a house with insufficient ventilation, or by someone who is unaware of the dangers. Also, disposing of these chemicals can be an issue, as they can build up over time if just dumped into the backyard. —The preceding comment was added by Spindriftdancer (talkcontribs) 05:20, 18 January 2009


Hi Spindriftdancer,
Thank you for pointing this out. Please feel free to do so, in the article by adding a new subheading called "Warnings".
Thanks again, --Lonny 22:10, 18 January 2009 (UTC)

Sorry 'bout that. By the time I saw your comment I had already ad libbed something. Should I delete the page and insert the material into this one? (bit of a learning curve here) Spindriftdancer 22:27, 18 January 2009 (UTC)

No problem. Thank you for the great work. You can just put a link in the original article to your new article - Safety concerns when home dyeing. This is probably even a better way to do it, so that other, future, home dyeing articles can link to it as well.
Great job! --Lonny 06:11, 19 January 2009 (UTC)