>> This is, I believe, a US government requirement, particularly for poison
>> control center information with severe penalties and liabilities for
>> violations. If this is the case, I don't expect that you will find the
>> Monks solutions available in the USA until Jon Monks decides to divulge the
>> There aren't really any "secrets" in the chemistry of cleaning solutions
>> that any good chemist couldn't tell you, but if you don't know what you are
>> using, then I suggest you DON'T USE IT!
>> I covered a safe easy-to-prepare inexpensive cleaning solution (along with
>> some other cleaning suggestions) in the manual I wrote for the Keith Monks
>> machines before the Monks company offered their own.
>> ... Graham Newton
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>> As Graham indicates above, I believe it is a US Federal requirement that
solutions like the Monk's must include an MSDS (material safety data sheets)
in order to be sold. The chemical make up of the solution must be listed in
Frank B Strauss, DMD