Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 12:48:42 -0800
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From: "Debbie M. Decker" <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: Working With Organolithium Compounds
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Wow – excellently done!  Thanks for sharing your hard work.

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From:     Tom Ouimet (home) <touimet**At_Symbol_Here**>

Subject: Working With Organolithium Compounds

Date:       February 2, 2010 10:47:00 AM EST

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If you are interested in learning the approach we are taking at Yale with respect to handling pyrophoric liquids (and specifically organolitium compounds), you can take a look at the training program we have put together [link below] .  We are (for the most part ) consistent with the procedures found in Sigma Aldrich's technical documents but more restrictive in some areas and slightly less in others.  We have t ried to address the safety issues in a very practical way.   If you ha ve any comments on our approach (or our training program), feel free to contac t Cathy King, Paula Castagna or myself.  

You can review it at the following URL:  htt p://

Thomas Ouimet MPH MBA CIH CSP
Yale University EHS
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New Haven, CT 06510
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