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Thu Jun 18, 2020, 01:45 PM

Regarding the use of chemical agents in the guise of disinfecting ICE detainees in US prison camps:

I posted the following to the FB page of each member of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US Congress

As a member of the Human Rights Commission of the United States Congress you should be aware of reports that ICE employees in the Private for Profit Concentration Camps are spraying a disinfectant chemical agent on detainees that the manufacturer warns is dangerous.

Detainees report their cramped living areas are being sprayed up to 50 times a day for what the guards say is to prevent Covid19. The detainees are suffering pain, bleeding and serious skin problems.

This egregious and illegal act compounds the suffering of immigrants and asylum seekers, who have already endured great suffering when their children, including breast feeding infants were forcibly taken from them and locked in cages.
To allow this illegal and inhumane treatment is another stain on the history of America and must end.

I understand that the Human Rights Commission is dedicated to the fair treatment of human beings around the globe.
Now, I must ask that you do the same for the people who are suffering at the hands of government here in the United States.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights prominently displayed on the Commissions webpage must mean something here at home if it is to mean anything to the rest of the world: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”

Thank you for your attention to this urgent matter.


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NoRoadUntravelled Jun 2020 OP
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Response to NoRoadUntravelled (Original post)

Thu Jun 18, 2020, 01:50 PM

1. Sad and unreal

We are now the evil country with people who need rescued. Never could I have imagined our country could disintegrate this badly.

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Thu Jun 18, 2020, 02:04 PM

2. I Read The SDS

This disinfectant is overkill.
Consumer wipes have 1,500-2,000 ppm total active microbicide.
The product they're using from Spartan is closer to 80,000 ppm.
Now, it's supposed to be diluted 1:128.
But, at that level, it would be closer to Bactine, which wouldn't generate enough vapor to cause respiratory problems or skin damage. The vapor pressure of the active ingredient is measured in nanobars. It's only a liquid because it's 80+% water with a couple % alcohol. It would have to be 400 degrees to create a concentration in air to cause distress.
My guess is that ICE has no idea what they're doing and is grossly underdiluting.. So, the concentration is simply too high. Way, way, way too high.
Millions of people use wipes daily & don't experience this sort of reaction.
They're doing it wrong. Maybe some genius thought if some is good, way more is better. But, destroying a virus takes miniscule amounts of these compounds.
More isn't better. Just more dangerous.

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