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This may seem like a silly question, when you say immerse in alcohol,
then boil in a microwave oven, do you mean boil the alcohol or use
water for the boiling process.

And, is a microwave oven really necessary or were they just using it
for convenience?

--Matt


On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 09:52:57 -0500, Michael Fernandez <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Here is a recommendation for curing poly stink from a microbiologist -
> according to her, this is the only way to completely destroy the bacteria
> that raise the stink:  immerse the offending garment completely in alcohol,
> then boil in a microwave oven.  Make sure the garment is COMPLETELY
> immersed.  This technique was developed as a way to prevent microbial
> contamination in Lechuguilla cave in New Mexico, where they border, no they
> ARE, fanatical about such issues.
>
> AMF
>
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