- Freeze items that cannot be air-dried within 48 hours. Mold may occur after 48 hours if the temperature is above 70° F or if the relative humidity is above 70%.
- Drain off excess water before packing.
- Use sturdy plastic or cardboard cartons for packing.
- Pack oversize materials flat. Pack books spine down.
Follow the specific instructions based on the type of material, found in the main Recovery Procedures menu.