Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 09:19:38 -0500
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From: "Richardson, Nancy A" <narichardson**At_Symbol_Here**LIBERTY.EDU>
Subject: house hold refrigerators in labs with flamables
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Can house-hold refrigerators (non-explosion proof) be safely used in labs that store and/oruse flammables such as acetone and pet. Ether?


Would there be a threshold amount(say 500 mL) below which it could be safe? 


I was wonderingif there is a written standard for this somewhere that I could use to answer these questions in labs where policies are being considered.



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