Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 10:14:02 -0700
Reply-To: "Larry D. McLouth" <LDMclouth**At_Symbol_Here**LBL.GOV>
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From: "Larry D. McLouth" <LDMclouth**At_Symbol_Here**LBL.GOV>
Subject: Re: Base Bath Containers
Comments: To: Sammye Sigmann
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You should also check out the Nalgene web site for chemical 
compatibility.  At LBNL we're mainly concerned about the compatibility 
of wash bottles.

Here's the URL:


Sammye Sigmann wrote:
> Hi Folks 
> Does anyone have any advice on storage of alcohol/base baths?  I am mostly 
> concerned with secondary containment for a large inert (nalgene) container 
> containing ~20 L or so that sits on the floor by the sink in one of the research 
> labs.  I am afraid that the tub will get bumped and spill.  There is a lid, but not 
> spill proof – and it is my understanding that it should not be air tight on these 
> solutions.  I have read that there are replacement solutions (Contrad 70) does 
> anyone know how well they work?  There is also the fire hazard associated 
> with the standard base bath solutions.
> Any information on how to make these solutions safer in the lab would be 
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Sammye

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