Hazardous Materials -- THE THIGS WE'VE SEEN

Peterson, Elizabeth
November 2009
Pollution Engineering;Nov2009, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p21
Trade Publication
The article discusses several scenarios which show improper management of hazardous materials which includes mixing of incompatibles, compressed gas cylinders, and application of peroxide formers in the U.S. It cites that rubidium must be removed from stainless steel container before incineration. It mentions that peroxide formers must undergo lab testing to avoid container opening hazard. It suggests that hazardous material must conform to standard operating procedures.


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