Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 15:40:31 -0500
Reply-To: "Benedict, Kathryn Grace" <katbene**At_Symbol_Here**ILLINOIS.EDU>
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From: "Benedict, Kathryn Grace" <katbene**At_Symbol_Here**ILLINOIS.EDU>
Subject: ? News? Industrial lab fatalities

Had you heard about these fatalities of a laboratory researchers in industrial labs? One in Canada and one in NJ, both apparentl y from exposure to TMS diazomethane.

This ‘Pipeline’ blog has had some excellen t discussions about chemical reaction specific safety during the last year or so. _diazomethane_update_on_a_fatality.php


Kath ryn G. Benedict

Assistant Director, Division of Research Safety

Head, Chemical Safety Section

Univ ersity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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