Sulfuric acid - going brown: Would you please tell me why concentrated sulfuric acid goes brown?
Endothermic reaction disposal of products: How can I dispose of the products of the reaction between Ammonium thiocyanate and barium hydroxide?
Broken Max Min Thermometer: We have some max min mercury thermometers here, and yesterday one of them was broken by a cleaner.
List of Recommended Chemicals
Calcium Carbide: My teachers are wondering whether there are any restrictions on us storing and using Calcium carbide for pracs here at school?
Mitosis in onion root tip: Are there alternative stains for mitosis in root tips please?
Balloons and Latex: I haven't heard of any issues but we have a parent who is concerned with regards to balloons and latex and the powder residue in them.
Safety issues are a significant consideration in the teaching of microbiology as the subject is practical-based and there is potential for exposure to infectious organisms.
The Chemical Management Handbook was developed by Science ASSIST in recognition of a need for guidance on the safe handling, storage and waste disposal of chemicals in schools.
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