From: Samuella B Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Plastic Container Safety Practices
Date: April 27, 2012 11:34:58 PM EDT
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Hi Joe - This is the one that I like, because it takes temperature into account as well as describing how the types of plastic degrade.


On 4/27/2012 3:48 PM, Joseph Damiano wrote:

Hope you can help.  As I'm sure you know, plastic bottles commonly used as secondary containers in chemistry labs can degrade, and then leak or unexpectedly collapse releasing the contents.
Are you aware of a guideline addressing the safe use of plastic containers in chemistry labs in terms of chemical compatibility, service life, and how to evaluate condition?
Joe Damiano CIH CSP
URS / National Energy Technology Lab / DOE 
Pittsburgh, PA

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