Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 09:18:22 -0400
Reply-To: "Samuella B. Sigmann" <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
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From: "Samuella B. Sigmann" <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Storage of Peroxide Formers

The general storage protocol for diethyl ether, THF, etc. here in our 
department has always been in refrigerators for designed for 
flammables.  I am trying to educate the faculty about the hazards 
associated with the practice of refrigerating peroxide formers.  Any 
advice about what to say when confronted with, "...but I have always 
done this and never had a problem." 

Thanks in advance,


The Washington Post's Style Invitational asked readers to take any word 
from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one 
letter, and supply a new definition.

*Dopeler** effect*: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when 
they come at you rapidly.

Samuella B. Sigmann

Lecturer/Safety Committee Chair

A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry

Appalachian State University

525 Rivers Street

Boone, NC   28608

Phone: 828 262 2755

Fax: 828 262 6558

Email: sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here** 


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