From: Bob Alaimo <rjalaimo**At_Symbol_Here**ATT.NET>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Benzaldehyde
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:48:39 -0800
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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I agree most likely benzoic acid.

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On Feb 18, 2014, at 4:18 PM, Glen Ernst <geernst**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM> wrote:

It has most likely just oxidized up to benzoic acid.

On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 6:59 PM, Wayne Phan <Wayne.Phan**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

I just did a lab safety inspection and found a bottle of Benzaldehyde with crystal formation.  The bottle is dated back to 5-25-1989.  I am not sure if this is peroxide or just polymer being formed.  What are your thoughts?  If it is peroxide, what is the proper protocol for handling it? 






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