From: George D. McCallion <medchem**At_Symbol_Here**COMCAST.NET>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Storage for Acetic Anhydride
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:26:06 -0400
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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Acetic Anhydride should be stored as a corrosive.

In the true chemical aspect, it is two equivalents of Acetic Acid.


George D. McCallion, CHMT
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> On Apr 21, 2016, at 5:45 PM, Debbie M. Decker wrote:
> Hi:
> How would ya"ll store acetic anhydride " flammable, corrosive, toxic, water reactive, toxic, and incompatible with acids, bases, alcohols, amines.
> Yummy.
> 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
> (530)754-7964
> (530)304-6728
> dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**
> 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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