Safer Science

Roy, Ken
October 2009
Science Teacher;Oct2009, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p12
Academic Journal
The article discusses the basic guidelines provided by the website of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for proper chemical storage. The safety measures include proper labeling of all hazardous chemical containers, display of the required hazard warnings, segregation of all incompatible chemicals, and storing acids in a dedicated acid cabinet. Chemicals should be stored no higher than eye level and never on storage unit's top shelf, on the floor or in traffic isles.


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