Ilford "Type 11 Professional Developer"...?

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  1. oldlugs

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    Hi folks. This is my first post here, and I've a question about Ilford "Type 11 Professional Developer"... What was this stuff? This is apparently NOT the same as Ilford ID-11... This has Methyl P-Aminophenol Sulfate in the Part A package... Pretty sure that stuff wasn't used in ID-11. I found this Type 11 in the back of an old camera shop, and the price was very right... It's probably quite old, but a powder mix to make "3-5 gallons". Anyone know what this is?

    Thanks, Duane
     
  2. Tom Hoskinson

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    Dunno about Ilford "Type 11 Professional Developer".

    Ilford ID-11 was - and is - Ilford's version of Kodak D-76.

    As such, ID-11 was and is - a Metol (Methyl P-Aminophenol Sulfate ) Hydroquinone Developer. Google for the current Ilford Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
     
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    Thanks, Tom. Maybe this is just really old packaging of ID-11. Hopefully it's still OK... :smile:

    Cheers, Duane
     
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    Try e-mailing Ilford. I have always found its customer services very good. They can probably give you the history of it. Then let us know. Thanks

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    That strange chemical is just metol, which is also in ID-11.