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50s Childhood chemistry accidents

So today I found the most amazingly surreal paper from the 50s which discussed chemistry accidents that had happened in the last few years from across the US, UK, NZ and a number of other countries. It was a weird look back in time to attitudes around safety and access to chemicals and the (often morbid) cartoon graphics were incredibly surreal given the subject matter.

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Posted by Declan Fleming on Jul 7, 2011 9:25 AM Europe/London

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