Serpentine Rock Specimens: Do serpentine and serpentinite contain asbestos? Do collections containing these samples need to be removed. Based on information from our supplier we have removed ours
Using Burettes: After attending Dale's session at LabCon -I thought an SOP could be developed for Washing burettes correctly? I find students have no idea!!!
Risk assessments: The teachers at my school are wondering if they have to fill out risk assessments for household items like bicarb and vinegar or boiling water in a beaker over a Bunsen burner?
Waste chemical disposal: We are in western Sydney and are looking for an economical way of disposing of both solution and solid chemical waste and surplus chemicals .
Chemical Labelling: Are there any alternatives to using Chemwatch for labelling?
Determining empirical formula: Is it safe to heat copper sulfate powder as an alternative to Barium chloride to determine empirical formula?
Chemical Cell: Acidified Potassium Dichromate
Use of Sodium in Schools: Is sodium still allowed to be used in secondary schools in Australia for demonstration purposes?
Chemical Storage Timeframes: I was wondering if there are any guidelines that relate to how long chemicals can be stored in a secondary school prep lab before they go 'bad' - essentially a use by d
Aluminium powder: I have just purchased some Aluminium powder and the MSDS from the supplier ( Chem supply ) states Non Hazardous and Non dangerous goods.