UV lamps are available through hardware stores.
Silica gel is available from conservation and archival-quality materials suppliers.
HEPA filter respirators and disposable gloves are available from laboratory supply companies, such as Lab Safety Supply, P.O. Box 1368, Janesville, WI 54547-1368, (800)356-0783.
HEPA filter vacuum cleaners are available from laboratory supply companies, such as Lab Safety Supply, and from Nilfisk of America, 300 Technology Drive, Malvern, PA 19355, (213)647- 4620.
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