Difference between revisions of "Wet Chemistry Safety"

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==Hot Plate Rules==
==Hot Plate Rules==
When using hot plates, check that your beaker is both suitable for hot plate use and smaller than the area of the hot plate.
Never use a Teflon or plastic beaker on a hot plate.
Always  monitor  the  temperature  of  the  chemicals  on  a  hot  plate  with the appropriate thermometer.


==Buddy System==
==Buddy System==

Revision as of 22:55, 11 January 2020

Requesting New Chemicals

PPE Overview

Refer to manual

Hazardous Waste Handling and Labeling

Refer to manual

Decanting Chemicals

Hot Plate Rules

When using hot plates, check that your beaker is both suitable for hot plate use and smaller than the area of the hot plate.

Never use a Teflon or plastic beaker on a hot plate.

Always monitor the temperature of the chemicals on a hot plate with the appropriate thermometer.

Buddy System

Secondary Containment

Other Best Practices