From: Wyeth Callaway <wyeth.callaway**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] oil bath safety
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:57:02 -0700
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Message-ID: 9FC09F78-E905-4FA6-A152-E7FF770FE179**At_Symbol_Here**

We used hexanes on paper or other towels to wipe the flask down once it got cool enough.

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On Aug 17, 2018, at 3:24 PM, Amber Wise <amber..wise**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM> wrote:

Hello everyone,
Does this group have any tips for safe glassware handling when using oil baths? 
I understand how to handle the heat part, but particularly tips/tricks for oily / slippery round bottom flasks and how to wipe them (relatively clean) so they don't get oil everywhere all the time.....
The specific application is for 2 and 3 liter sized roundbottom flasks being used on a rotary evaporator - lots of attaching/detaching is necessary periodically.
Thanks!  This group is a wealth of knowledge and although I've been out of the teaching lab for awhile, I still oversee a lab that I want to be safe and don't have other scientists around with which to confer.

Amber Wise, PhD

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