From: "Hadden, Susan [JRDUS]" <SHADDEN**At_Symbol_Here**ITS.JNJ.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] First Aid Kit for Acid
Date: June 7, 2012 1:07:10 PM EDT
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To echo the others, WATER.

Two short items:


Someone on this listserv once said, “Don’t do chemistry on your skin” (I paraphrase). Well said.


The other is, early in my chemistry career, I was curious about emergency response to chemical spills on people. I bought a book called “First Aid for Chemical Spills” or something like that. Basically, it said flush with water for everything (it was a slim volume). But I’ll never forget the section on NaH. It said, (again paraphrased), “…flush with water, don't worry, the flames will die down…”.


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Wayne Phan
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 4:56 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] First Aid Kit for Acid




We mainly use Sulfuric acid and Nitric acid in our lab.  Is there a first aid kit designed for acid that you could recommend?







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