From: Patricia Leach <Patricia.Leach**At_Symbol_Here**TAMUC.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Nitric Acid Disposal
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 13:33:22 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**Princeton.EDU>
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I had a question from one of the organic chemists here about how to store the waste from a nitration using nitric acid in a dichloromentane/acetic acid solvent. He says there are several examples of this nitration in the literature, but I am still wary. While the reaction is open to the atmosphere, I am worried about storing it until it can be disposed of. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.



Patricia Leach

Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Campus Operations and Safety

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