From: "Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety" <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Gases that may Autopolymerize
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:29:15 -0400
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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Can anyone suggest a more current information with regard to the question below? There have been no updates in JCHAS since the 1996 article.

Thanks for any help with this.

- Ralph

A colleague writes:
We reference your ??Classes of Peroxide-forming chemicals" (Source: Kelly, Richard J., Chemical Health & Safety, American Chemical Society, 1996, Sept, 28-36) in our SOP. Do you have an updated version of this or similar document?

I need to find more information about gases that may autopolymerize (quote from document is below) or otherwise become hazardous. When stored as a gas, these may autopolymerize as a result of peroxide accumulation:
- Butadiene
- Chloroprene
- Tetrafluoroethylene

I am writing an SOP about this.

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