Monobaths by their nature (high pH) can cause severe softening of the emulsion and must contain a hardening agent. Glutaraldehyde was chosen as a safer alternative to the more common formaldehyde.
That is why we should encourage people to read the MSDS for any chemical they are going to use. They are readily available on the web.Quote:
I think it's important that people should be aware of the stuff they work with..