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Table 2 Memori risks results summary diagram for the measurement locations in the National military museum and Tismana monastery

From: Indoor air pollution impact on cultural heritage in an urban and a rural location in Romania: the National military museum in Bucharest and the Tismana monastery in Gorj County

Location Risk indication (see also “Methods” chapter)
Red Yellow
National military museum Material damage
 1. Warehouse for foreign uniforms, room and wardrobe, and 2. storage room and wooden chest   Lead (Aa)
Sensitive glass (A)
Sensitive pigments (POa)
Paper (PO)
 3. Main museum building, contemporary history room, in showcase and room Sensitive pigments (PO)
Paper (PO)
Lead (A)
Sensitive glass (A)
Copper (PO)
Tismana monastery  
 Icons and textile room Lead (A)
Sensitive glass (A)
Iron (A)
Sensitive pigments (PO)
Varnishb (PO)
Paperc (PO)
 Book room   Lead (A)
Sensitive glass (A)
Sensitive pigments (PO)
Varnishb (PO)
Paperc (PO)
 Outside of rooms   Lead (A)
Sensitive glass (A)
  1. Based on Figs. 4 and 5. “Red” indicates that damage is likely to occur to objects within 3 years and that the damage will require active conservation. “Yellow” indicates a situation in between “Red” and “Green” (“Green” indicates that within the constraints of present knowledge, it is unlikely that the materials will change significantly within a period of perhaps 30 years)
  2. a Risk due to: A: acetic and formic acid; PO: photo-oxidation (Ozone, nitrogen dioxide and/or uv-light and temperature)
  3. b Laropal A81, resin mastic, dammar
  4. c Cotton linters, historical rag paper, lignin containing paper