This is a question that is likely to solicit many responses of varying opinion. Here are some guidance documents on the subject.
A good starting point for new teachers is the NIOSH & CDC SAFE LAB School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide. It contains chemical lists for:
Hello, With many thanks to everyone for their great answers to my "Fiesta Ware Lab" question, I now have another: "Do you know of a list of chemicals that high schools should not have or use?" [I guess he means from those commonly used in teaching Chemistry.] A former student sent this question as he is teaching in a high school. We teach a Chemical Lab Safety course, but the text was no help with this. Thank you in advance for your help. Ruth Ann Ruth Ann Murphy, Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, Environmental Science and Geology Chairperson, Health Professions Advisory Committee Amy LeVesconte Professorship of Chemistry JAMP Faculty Director Goldwater Scholarship Faculty Representative The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 900 College Street Belton, TX 76513-2599 Phone 254.295.4542
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