Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 06:44:38 -0700
Reply-To: "Vernon, Russell" <Russell.Vernon**At_Symbol_Here**EHS.UCR.EDU>
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From: "Vernon, Russell" <Russell.Vernon**At_Symbol_Here**EHS.UCR.EDU>
Subject: Re: Managing Chemicals with stench characteristics
Comments: To: "Prisby, Mary"

When I regularly used mercaptains I would oxidize the sulfide up with a
dilute solution of bleach.
That work well.

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Sent: 9/1/2004 6:59 PM
Subject: Managing Chemicals with stench characteristics

I have been involved with moving materials from one faciity to another.
During the exercise, I am drafting a more extensive policy for chemical
storage.  Since we have a mulititude of materials, I am focusing on
items that I have highlighted from the existing storage.  One primarily
is materials that have a stench and/or are odiferous.

I understand that there may be products sold to absorb the stench odors
or reduce it.  Double bagging with vermiculite doesn't seem to be as
effective as I would hope.

Any general good practice successes would be greatly appreciated.

deCODE Chemsitry

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