From: Jeffrey R. Cogswell <Jeffrey.R.Cogswell**At_Symbol_Here**DARTMOUTH.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Osmium Tetroxide
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2018 19:33:50 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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I’m currently working on Chemical SOPs.

While working on Osmium Tetroxide I’ve been looking at other SOP’s from other Colleges/Universities and many say it is a strong oxidizer. Which makes sense but when you look at the SDS sheets and in particular the GHS for this chemical; oxidizer isn’t listed as a hazard. I’m looking at it in a solution and by itself (100%) and still no oxidizer warning.

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.



Jeffrey R. Cogswell, Ph.D.

Chemical Inventory and Laboratory Resource Center Technician, EHS

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