We had a professor do this in a large vessel and burned her forearm and had to go the emergency room a few years ago. She will never do this demo again!
Barbara L. Foster
College Safety Officer
Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
West Virginia University
DCHAS Fellow - American Chemical Society
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From: Patrick A Ceas
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:10 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] "safe" barking dog demo
Just a quick yes or no, please. Would you lump the "Safe Barking Dog Demo" in the same category as the Rainbow Demo & Tornado Demo (i.e., it is an open flame demo, where additional flammable fuel -- let's say 95% ethanol -- could be added to an already confined ignited situation, therefore it is not prudent to perform, especially at a local grade school). We are having a discussion about it.
Here are two links that show/explain it:
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