From: "Fu, Zhen" <zfu3**At_Symbol_Here**CENTRAL.UH.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Storing Pyrophoric/Water-Reactive Reagents at low temperature
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:00:43 -0600
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Hi All,


I read some Protocols for Safe Use of Pyrophoric/Water-Reactive Reagents mentioned “When refrigeration of materials is required, materials must be stored in an approved explosion-proof refrigerator/freezer.” As we all know, even the explosion-proof refrigerator/freezer cannot provide dry environment.


Can you share your experience on storing pyrophoric, flammable, and water-sensitive substances such as tBuLi solution in pentanes at low temperature? Great Thanks!




Best Regards,


Zhen (Jenny) Fu, Ph.D., Sr. Safety Specialist, Environmental Health & Life Safety

Administration & Finance / Dept. of Public Safety

University of Houston



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