From: Luis Barthel-Rosa <luisbr**At_Symbol_Here**UNR.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] OccHygPro: Chemical laboratory guidelines when working with Bromine...
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2015 19:28:33 +0000
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Andrew/Ralph,

The Document entitled "Bromine Safety and Handling" is very good comprehensive review and has procedures for laboratory handling (and bulk), produced by an original bromine manufacturer at that time, Great Lakes Chemicals (now part of ChemTura).
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__docslide.us_documents_bromine-2Dsafety-2Dguide-2D1.html&d=BQIGaQ&c=lb62iw4YL4RFalcE2hQUQealT9-RXrryqt9KZX2qu2s&r=meWM1Buqv4IQ27AlK1OJRjcQl09S1Zta6YXKalY_Io0&m=pGtzN4j5kB1IRPEu8ZApyN11EYXythl1k67kjCdFzAs&s=DcSzwuXZi6Uai9en5psYMLu8c94YSw3NtBgvJO0UVSU&e=

For Agua Regia, this page covered key safety handling points.
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.drs.illinois.edu_SafetyLibrary_AquaRegia&d=BQIGaQ&c=lb62iw4YL4RFalcE2hQUQealT9-RXrryqt9KZX2qu2s&r=meWM1Buqv4IQ27AlK1OJRjcQl09S1Zta6YXKalY_Io0&m=pGtzN4j5kB1IRPEu8ZApyN11EYXythl1k67kjCdFzAs&s=Ztde_LzeiMETrdWOY7QToE-JcYzPjvAgex2X12IWZ3o&e=

Regards, Luis

Luis P. Barthel-Rosa, Ph.D.
Manager, Chemical Management Services
Environmental Health and Safety, MS328
University of Nevada, Reno
Office: 775-327-2270
luisbr**At_Symbol_Here**unr.edu


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Subject: [DCHAS-L] OccHygPro: Chemical laboratory guidelines when working with Bromine...

I??m posting the question on behalf of a Canadian colleague. His direct e-mail is andrewcutz**At_Symbol_Here**hotmail.com

- Ralph

This is Andrew Cutz, CIH in Toronto, Canada. Would you be aware of any specific chemical laboratory guidelines when working with Bromine in combination with Aqua Regia? A client would like to inspect the chemical laboratory fume hood and associated mechanical exhaust system - addressing on-going occupant "bromine odour" complaints and concerns. Looks like that this is a pretty nasty (hazardous) stuff... not to be used by novices!

Any guidance and potential leads would be much appreciated at this stage.

Thank you in advance,

Andrew Cutz

Andrew Cutz (B.Sc., DIH, CIH, FAIHA?) | Managing Principal - Occupational Hygiene | Health+Safety Matters & Associates
1 Pringle Avenue, Markham, Ontario, CANADA L3P 2P3
Voice: (416) 895 7790 | Fax: (905) 209-1609 | eMail: 627788**At_Symbol_Here**ican.net | SKYPE?: coxcutz
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