From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad

It is greater risk, see my comment in Corey's text:

> Hi Buddy,
> Dealing with mold takes a special setup, even for inspection. That 
> "special" setup includes a clean room with heppa filtration. The 
> operator has to "gown up" (a medical term) as though you are dealing 
> with a very infectious disease, because you are. Anything less runs the 
> risk of contamination to the operator and everything within reach of the 
> mold spores. Which, once airborne, can grow in everything from your air 
> conditioning ducts to your tape storage area.

----- given the right type of mold, it will also grow in your nostrils or 
lungs. A fungal infection is a serious matter!

                                                           I can deal with 1/4" 

> reel-to-reel tapes but nothing larger.
> That said, the best advice I can give is to contact some of the 
> facilities already listed.
> Cheers,
> Corey
> Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
> On 5/7/2018 11:50 PM, Blue Star wrote:
> > Hello list members,
> >
> > I have just come into ownership of ten 2" reels (24 track) that have 
> > mildew on the edges.  There are some ideas through google search to 
> > kill the mold then clean it but I would like to hear from you on the 
> > list.  This is to clean the tapes before baking.
> >
> > Thank you,
> > BW
> > Buddy Weaver

Your health,