From: Tom O. Spicer III <tos**At_Symbol_Here**UARK.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Storage for Acetic Anhydride
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18:02:10 -0500
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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I have used double containment in a freezer successfully, but this was for smaller quantities. Best regards, ts

Tom Spicer, PhD, PE
Professor and Maurice Barker Chair in Chemical Engineering
Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering
3202 Bell/CHEG
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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On 4/21/2016 4:45 PM, Debbie M. Decker wrote:


How would ya?ll store acetic anhydride ? flammable, corrosive, toxic, water reactive, toxic, and incompatible with acids, bases, alcohols, amines.


We?ve all been way down the rabbit hole around here without good consensus.

Thanks for your input.,

Debbie M. Decker, CCHO, ACS Fellow

Immediate Past Chair, Division of Chemical Health and Safety

University of California, Davis




Birkett's hypothesis: "Any chemical reaction

that proceeds smoothly under normal conditions,

can proceed violently in the presence of an idiot."

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