From: Nadejda Spassova <nspassova**At_Symbol_Here**DELMARCHEM.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Looking for suggestions: I need help finding the name of a chemical
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:53:18 +0000
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Benzene is miscible with : chloroform, ethers, CS2, acetone, acetic acid, CCl4 and the good news is that all of them are toxic.  Also we should consider all kind of halogenated aromatics or polyaromatics.


Hope this help,



De : DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] De la part de David C. Finster
Envoy=E9 : 25 septembre 2013 15:34
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Objet : Re: [DCHAS-L] Looking for suggestions: I need help finding the name of a chemical


Chloroforms seems like a good candidate.




David C.. Finster
Professor, Department of Chemistry
University Chemical Hygiene Officer
Wittenberg University


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Steve McLean
Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 2:21 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Looking for suggestions: I need help finding the name of a chemical


I need the collective wisdom of the group…


I’m trying to think of any chemical that is soluble in benzene and has NO significant hazardous characteristics other than toxicity (i.e., not flammable, corrosive, water-reactive, etc.).  However, the more toxic it is, the better…


I do not want the actual chemical – just the name.  I’m trying to create a hypothetical “what-if” scenario for an upcoming discussion about responding to chemical spills in a laboratory.


If you have any suggestions, please reply direct to stevemclean**At_Symbol_Here**





Steven J. McLean, CHMM

BYU - Laboratory Safety Manager

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