From: "Wawzyniecki Jr, Stefan" <stefan.w**At_Symbol_Here**UCONN.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] propane camping burners
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:38:33 +0000
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Another cautionary note besides whether the Fire Marshall approves is what “flame test”  are you attempting-  there has been much  discussion on this List regarding the Rainbow demonstration involving methanol and open  flames-  not  a  recommended practice.


-Stefan Wawzyniecki,  CIH, CHMM



From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Roshen Benoy
Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 6:06 AM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] propane camping burners


I work  in a charter high school and we are in a temporary school building with out any gas connection in the lab.

I would like to know is it ok to use propane camping burners for labs involving flames.(flame test).Any legal issues??

I had used small portable burners in the past ,but it is running out quick. Any help appreciated.



chemistry instructor

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