Hydrogen peroxide storage: I have stored H2O2 in the fridge in the Chem Prep room for years but recently I have been part of discussions that say this should never be the case
Container for sodium metal: We have sodium metal in the original container from 2008. The plastic container has vacuumed in slightly and I am concerned that the age of the container will become an
Sulfuric acid - going brown: Would you please tell me why concentrated sulfuric acid goes brown?
Calcium Carbide: My teachers are wondering whether there are any restrictions on us storing and using Calcium carbide for pracs here at school?
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.
Lab safety/guidelines: Is there any legislation that states that you need to have a first aid kit available in each Science Lab, that chemical store rooms need to be ventilated and that food (even
Definition of "locked up" on MSDS: I am in the process of rearranging our chemical storage area.
Chemical Store: In my chemical store I have my hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals separate. Do we need to separate these or can they all go together ensuring there are no incompatibilities.
Chemical storage: I am after some information regarding safe storage of chemicals in schools. We have one small prep room with all of the chemical cabinets in said prep room.
Ventilation in corrosives cupboard: Are there any regulations regarding ventilation in corrosives and flammables cupboards—we are getting a new building and the architects are asking me for the reg