ACID BASE EXTRACTION, RECRYSTALLIZATION, MELTING POINT
State what you would do if each of the following (unfortunate!) things were to happen to
you while in the CHEM 346 laboratory:
You were splashed in the
Non-compliance with the rules and guidelines listed below may result in the removal from
lab and/or a deduction of lab safety/clean up points.
Safety in a chemical laboratory is mostly a matter of common sense coupled with knowledge of
DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR THE LAB. A lab coat is required to be worn over your
street clothes before entering the lab and not removed until after leaving the lab. Lab coats
must be full length as they must extend to your mid-thigh. Short length lab jackets
DO NOT EAT, DRINK, CHEW GUM, OR SMOKE IN THE LABORATORY. Do not even
bring these materials into the laboratory. Also, no make-up or lip balm is to be applied in the lab.
KEEP COATS, BACKPACKS AND OTHER NON-ESSENTIAL MATERIALS AWAY
FROM AREAS WHERE PEOPLE
SCHEDULED LAB TIME: You are not allowed to be in the lab before your lab section begins.
Even if the lab door is open and another TA is present you cannot enter unless your TA has
arrived. Students are allowed to work in the laboratory only during their s
Acids: Neutralize the acid by sprinkling solid sodium bicarbonate over the area of the spill.
Clean up the bicarbonate residue with either a damp towel or the broom and dustpan, depending
upon the amount used to neutralize the acid. Dispose of the bicarbo
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Laboratory Report Due Dates
Laboratory Report Format
Searching the Chemical Literature
Your laboratory notebook is a complete record of the scientific activities in which you have
invested many hours. When it is time to describe your scientific activities in a report, you will
discover that your notebooks are indispensab