Chemistry 30A3 Fall 2011 Labs Dr. Troendle 8

Chemistry 30A3 Fall 2011 Labs Dr. Troendle 8 - (d) SAMPLE...

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Chemical Biology 3OA3, September 2009 Page 8 4. WASTE CHEMICALS or BROKEN GLASS placed in regular garbage bins can cause injury to the persons required to dispose of that garbage. For this reason all laboratory waste must be put in the appropriate container. (a) CLEAN WASTE (bin near each large sink). Items such as paper towels, J-cloths, corks, rubber stoppers, plastic vials and filter papers can be put in the regular garbage AFTER THEY HAVE BEEN CLEANED OF ALL CHEMICALS . (b) GLASS (plastic pails labelled for glass disposal). All waste glass (with the exception of thermometers containing mercury, unknown sample vials and melting point capillaries and slides) must be placed in glass disposal bins. THE GLASS MUST BE CLEAN . (c) BROKEN THERMOMETERS (fume hoods). Labelled containers are provided in a fume hood at the front of the lab for broken thermometers which contain mercury.
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Unformatted text preview: (d) SAMPLE VIALS (fume cupboards). Dispose of any chemical remaining in the vial (use the proper waste container) and place the empty vial in the labelled container located in the waste fume hood. (e) MELTING POINT WASTE (fume cupboards). Labelled containers are provided in the fume cupboards for used melting point capillaries and cover slides. (f) CHEMICAL WASTE (fume cupboards). Labelled bottles are provided in the fume cupboards for the disposal of all chemical waste. The bottles are labelled for the following categories of chemical: ORGANIC ORGANIC HALOGENATED INORGANIC ACIDS AND SALTS ACID SENSITIVE SALTS INORGANIC BASES SOLIDS It is extremely important that all waste go into the proper container. Injuries have resulted in the past from the careless mixing of chemical waste . If you have any questions consult your T.A. before proceeding....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course CHM 30A3 taught by Professor Ricktroendle during the Fall '11 term at UNF.

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