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Tom Lee SID: 21846711 GSI: Will Hudson Section:620 Prelab Activity 1. I consider Lead as the most hazardous because it is a neurotoxin that can damage nervous connections and cause blood and brain disorders. While 2,3,7,8- Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin is not considered to be directly genotoxic and Bisphenol A’s exact health effect remains ambiguous, Lead is recognized as able to affect almost every organ and system in the body. 2. For Lead, the user should avoid direct exposure to it by wearing gloves. The use of fume hoods, respirator requirements, and medical monitoring are required when handling Lead. Since Bisphenol A can cause the formation of dust which when suspended in air can be flammable, the user should minimize the accumulation of dust by using fume hoods and
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Unformatted text preview: have fire extinguishing facility in the lab. For 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin, avoid exposure to skin by wearing safety gloves and avoid getting it into the body. The safety information is found at MSDS. 3. Yes, a lot of the safety information is missing from these resources. It did not mention the specific precautions to take for each of these chemicals. The website only gives statements such as “avoid the accumulation of dust” for lead or “avoid skin exposure”. It can add specific laboratory precautions so that when chemists handle them in lab, they know exactly what to use to avoid hazard. 4. I would use ChemSpider for any further research, because it gives detailed hazardous effects of each chemical....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2012 for the course CHEM 1A taught by Professor Nitsche during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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