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The National Library of Medicine, www.nlm.nih.gov Of course other reliable sites exist, for example, those of some universities and colleges and various others under the aegis of public-spirited associations and organizations; however, it isn’t possible here to sort them all out from unreliable ones. You
may wish to rely on personal recommendations for other resources. 37 students short index 1/15/03 12:45 PM Page 38 Appendix 2. Incompatible Chemicals
Use this table only as a guide. Specific incompatibilities are listed in MSDSs. Consult
Bretherick’s Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards (Urben, P. G.; 6th ed.; Butterworth-Heinemann: London, 2000; book and CD-ROM) for an extensive listing and
thorough discussion of chemical incompatibilities.
Chemical Incompatible with Acetic acid Oxidizing agents, e.g., chromic acid, nitric acid, hydroxyl compounds,
ethylene glycol, perchloric acid, peroxides, permanganates Acetone Nitric acid, sulfuric acid, other oxidizing agents Acetylene Chlorine, bromine, copper, fluorine, silver, mercury Alkali and alkaline earth
metals Water, carbon tetrachloride, other chlorinated hydrocarbon compounds,
carbon dioxide, halogens Ammonia (anhydrous) Mercury (e.g., in manometers), chlorine, calcium hypochlorite, iodine,
bromine, hydrofluoric acid Ammonium nitrate Acids, powdered metals, flammable liquids, chlorates, nitrites, sulfur,
finely divided organic or combustible materials Aniline Nitric acid, hydrogen peroxide Arsenical materials Reducing agents Azides Acids Bromine See Chlorine Calcium oxide Water Carbon (activated) Calcium hypochlorite, other oxidizing agents Chlorates Ammonium salts, acids, powdered metals, sulfur, finely divided organic or
combustible materials Chlorine Ammonia, acetylene, butadiene, butane, methane, propane (or other
petroleum gases), hydrogen, sodium carbide, benzene, finely divided
metals, turpentine Chlorine dioxide Ammonia, methane, phosphine, hydrogen sulfide Chromium trioxide
(chromic acid) Acetic acid, naphthalene, camphor, glycerol, alcohol, flammable liquids Co...
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