Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 16:03:39 -0400
Reply-To: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
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From: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
Subject: Re: Glassware Safety
Comments: To: "Larry D. McLouth"

Re # 1:
A/ Never put broken glassware into the basin to be washed.

B/ Never put more than one piece of glassware into the basin to be washed. 
Wash it as soon as it is immersed. Remove it after it has been washed.

Re # 2:
Glassware that is chipped. cracked, or fractured, etc. has reached the end 
of its usefulness and should be discarded.

Jay Young

I have spoken!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry D. McLouth" 
Sent: Monday, April 06, 2009 11:58 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Glassware Safety

>I have two questions:
> 1)  Does anyone have a glove recommendation for washing glassware?  The 
> intent is for protection against cuts as opposed to chem resistance.
> 2)  Does anyone have a policy or any thoughts about glassware  "life 
> expectancy " (beakers and flasks)?  That is - other than chips, cracks, 
> fractures, etc., is there some guidance as to when glassware should be 
> replaced?
> Thanks
> Larry

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