From: Kevin Creed <kcreed**At_Symbol_Here**STANFORD.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] GHS and chemical storage
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:32:00 -0700
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Hi Ralph,


Also … under ‘acutely toxic (Severe)’ you could get incompatibles, e.g., cyanide salts and concentrated nitric acid. 


Also under the corrosive you have oxidizing acids and organic acids as incompatible. 




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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Ralph B. Stuart
Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 12:30 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] GHS and chemical storage


> The only problem is for the corrosive class, that contains acids and bases. So you can not rely completely on GHS for storage, as these products are not compatible.


Good point; I thought of that after I sent the e-mail. I wonder if there are other examples of incompatibilities within GHS classes (for example, explosives?).


- Ralph



Ralph Stuart CIH

Chemical Hygiene Officer

Department of Environmental Health and Safety

Cornell University




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