Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 22:34:37 -0400
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From: James Saccardo <James.Saccardo**At_Symbol_Here**CSI.CUNY.EDU>
Subject: Re: Peroxide Question
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What is the cost of these hazard deactivation specialist vs. local law enforcement bomb squad?

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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Peroxide Question

Hmmm. These people really sound useful in the art and theater shops whe re we find ancient MEK-P and related resin catalysts.  Where do we fin d these high hazard deactivation specialists?  Monona

In a message dated 9/21/2010 9:10:55 AM Eastern Daylight Time, mwb32**At_Symbol_Here**DREXEL .EDU writes:

We utilize a high hazard deactivation specialist to deactivate peroxide con taining materials. The specialist utilizes a hydraulic remote opening devic e to open expired peroxide forming chemicals. Once the container is open th e material is deactivated using ferrous salts, amines, aqueous sodium metabisulfite and stannous chloride, and sodium hydroxide. The deactivation material will depend on the type of peroxide former. Our hazardous waste hauler accepts the material once it i s deactivated.   

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