Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 12:09:46 -0500
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Subject: Re: Chemical Safety headlines from Google

Is it ok to evaporate off (under a fume hood) pure IPA and acetone 
instead of claiming it to be "hazardous waste for disposal" purposes?  
We have small amounts of these two solvents that I want to dispose off 
without going through a transport and disposal service.  Thank you for 
your response.


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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety headlines from Google

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KNOXVILLE - Workers this morning are cleaning up a paint additive that 
sloshed onto Dale Avenue from a tanker-trailer rig that had just left 
the Dow Chemical plant.

Authorities at 10:28 a.m. were alerted that a white liquid had spilled 
onto Dale Avenue at 17th Street. Knoxville Fire Department officials 
opted at 10:30 a.m. to close the ramp from Interstate 40 East so traffic 
wasn't running through the spilled substance. The ramp was reopened at 
11:20 a.m. and one lane of Dale Avenue was open to traffic.

"It's a non-hazardous material used for house paints," said Paul M. 
Fortunato, site leader for Dow Chemical, 730 Dale Ave. That is the 
former Rohm and Haas Company.

us_oh: HazMat Called To Old Munitions Factory - 
KINGS MILLS, Ohio -- A HazMat crew was called to the scene of a sulfur 
dioxide leak at the old Peters Cartridge Company factory near Kings 
Mills Tuesday night.

Firefighters were dispatched to the site located in the 1400 block of 
Grandin Road above the Little Miami River around 5:30 p.m.

Someone called to report what they thought was smoke coming from a 
business inside the old munitions factory.

When Hamilton Township firefighters arrived, they quickly realized the 
smoke was actually a cloud of sulfur dioxide.

us_fl: Two youths admit to making, exploding chemical bomb
Two youths admit to making, exploding chemical bomb
Submitted by Robby Douglas on Wed, 03/17/2010 - 6:32pm.
Two Inverness youths, ages 15 and 16, are facing felony charges after 
allegedly making and exploding a chemical bomb on Tuesday.

No one was injured in the incident, which occurred in an area of Citrus 
High School and the adjacent primary school.

A witness told a Citrus County Sheriff's Office deputy that he was 
walking his children in the area between the two schools when he heard a 
loud bang. He also told the officer he realized that someone had used 
aluminum foil to place some type of chemical substance into a plastic 
drinking bottle, which caused the bottle to explode.

The witness told the deputy he saw one of the two boys duck around a 
corner at the high school. The witness questioned the youth, who 
admitted to placed the explosive on the ground near where the witness 
had been standing. A second youth appeared and also admitted to taking 
part in the explosion.

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