A unique aspect of this laboratory program is that a

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Unformatted text preview: of this laboratory program is that a concerted effort has been made to use environmentally less toxic or non-toxic materials in these experiments. This was not only done to protect students but also to lessen the impact of this program upon the environment. This commitment to the environment has presented an enormous challenge, as many traditional experiments could not be used due to the negative impact of the chemicals involved. Some experiments are completely environmentally safe and in these the products can be disposed of by placing solids in the wastebasket and solutions down the drain with copious amounts of water. Others contain a very limited amount of hazardous waste and in these cases the waste must be collected in the proper container for treatment and disposal. The Department is committed to the further development of environmentally safe experiments which still clearly illustrate the important principles and techniques. The sequence of experiments in this Laboratory Manual is designed to follow the lecture curriculum. However, instruc...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2013 for the course CHE CHE 2C taught by Professor Nasiri during the Spring '07 term at UC Davis.

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