Re: Pyro and gloves
Richard Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 21:13:43 -0700
> It seems to me that Pyro was employed at one time for dying fur
>(Hydroquinone was also) and that enough was left in the fur to cause
>problems to those wearing them. I would have a hard time coming up with a
>citation for this but am quite certain it isn't apocryphal.
> The black fingernails were probably from Amidol. Pyro stains things
>brown. Be like E.Weston and sport both colors.
I think many of the developing agents came from the leather tanning
industry as well. Pyrocatechin was used for dying (somehow preserving)