From: Samuella B. Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Storage for Acetic Anhydride
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:08:04 -0400
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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We have ours in an under the hood, lined corrosives cabinet that vents to the hood with the water reactives. Many of the other things in this cabinet are also still in desiccators.

On 4/21/2016 5:45 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




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that proceeds smoothly under normal conditions,

can proceed violently in the presence of an idiot."



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Samuella B. Sigmann, NRCC-CHO

Senior Lecturer/Safety Committee Chair/Director of Stockroom

A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry

Appalachian State University

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