Heating and Stirring

Heating and Stirring - Safety Practices o Never work in...

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Safety Practices o Never work in laboratory alone o don’t perform any unauthorized experiments o tie long hair and don’t wear loose clothes o wear shoes o safety glasses should be worn at all times whether you’re working on an experiment or not o no contacts o before lighting a burner, check for volatile solvents around you o volatile solvents: diethyl ether, petroleum ether, ligroin, benzene, acetone, methanol, ethanol o Wipe up chemical spills immediately o replace caps on bottles asap o don’t use an organic solvent to remove chemical from skin – this can increase the rate of absorption of the chemical through the skin o avoid inhaling and smelling chemicals o dispose hazardous chemicals in the provided containers o nonhazardous chemicals may be flushed down the drain with water Fire o burning clothes: stop, drop, and roll. Use safety shower if available. Don’t use a fire blanket it doesn’t cool and smoldering continue; DO NOT use a carbon tetrachloride fire extinguisher
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