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Subject: [DCHAS-L] C&EN SafetyZone blog: Reflections on Piranha solution explosions 25 years later
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:59:14 -0500
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This blog post follows up on reports on Piranha solution explosions from 1990 to see if the reporters had further thoughts on the topic.

Interestingly, I remember a similar explosion in that time frame, but not in a water quality lab rather than semiconductor settings that are more traditionally associated with this solution...

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