From: Niteen Vaidya <niteenv**At_Symbol_Here**CHIROSOLVE.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] excess chemicals, equipment, and supplies
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 13:13:54 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**Princeton.EDU>
Message-ID: 529253572.3087242.1637241234582**At_Symbol_Here**

It is very difficult to get rid of chemicals unless somebody is looking for exact same material and if he ready to purchase soon, Of course, it it is very old then it needs to be QC to make sure is within the spect. Equipment if they are in working condition might be possible, for eg we at Chirosolve  are looking for Melting point apparatus and HPLC.

On Thursday, November 18, 2021, 03:51:58 AM PST, John Callen <jbcallen**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:


Please check with your college legal department as to whether or not you may donate any chemicals.  They may tell you that for liability reasons you may just have to dispose of them according to all local, state and federal regulations per EPA, HAZWOPER,, etc.  If they say it is OK, please make sure that you donate only chemicals in their original, unopened packaging along with a copies of the most current SDS's from the various manufacturers.  I would exclude from the list any chemicals which tend to be unstable due to heat, light, moisture, motion, oxygen, etc. sensitivity or were synthesized at the college and not purchased. 

Good Luck!

All My Best,

John B. Callen, Ph. D.
3M Personal Safety Division - Retired
ACS Member - 55 Years/DCHAS Founding Member
(312) 632-0195

On Nov 17, 2021, at 18:47, Schreyer, Cecilia <cschreyer**At_Symbol_Here**OCC.CCCD.EDU> wrote:

We are building a new Chemistry building (by 2024) which will have more labs but less storage space.  I'm using this transition time to get rid of decades of accumulated chemicals, equipment and supplies (before I send them to Waste or trash).
Can anyone suggest a forum for FREE chemical supplies? I have exhausted the local colleges and high schools.
Thank you!
     Cecilia M. Schreyer
     Lab Coordinator, Chemistry
     Senator, Classified Senate
     Orange Coast College
     2701 Fairview Road - Costa Mesa, CA 92626
     Office: 714.432.5848
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