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We need a new space to store the chemicals since what we have now is prone to accidents.  
 
We need a new space to store the chemicals since what we have now is prone to accidents.  
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==Labeling Guidelines==
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* When labeling chemicals I recommend not covering the original label since it contains useful info.
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* Things in caps are worse than things in lowercase. (Ex. "toxic" is toxic, "TOXIC" is very toxic)
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=Label Format=
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English Chemical Name
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Dutch Chemical Name
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Hazard Statement / Extra Info
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=Label Example=
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Safe material label:
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Methylene Blue
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Methyleenblauw
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Warning: This stuff stains!
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Hazardous Material Label:
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Toluene
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Tolueen
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HIGHLY FLAMMABLE
  
 
==What Needs to be Done==
 
==What Needs to be Done==

Revision as of 16:07, 10 June 2016

Project RevChem
New Safety Measures for Chemicals + New Chemicals
Status In progress
Contact PeterC
Last Update 2016-06-10

We need a new space to store the chemicals since what we have now is prone to accidents.

Labeling Guidelines

  • When labeling chemicals I recommend not covering the original label since it contains useful info.
  • Things in caps are worse than things in lowercase. (Ex. "toxic" is toxic, "TOXIC" is very toxic)

Label Format

English Chemical Name Dutch Chemical Name Hazard Statement / Extra Info

Label Example

Safe material label: Methylene Blue Methyleenblauw Warning: This stuff stains!

Hazardous Material Label: Toluene Tolueen HIGHLY FLAMMABLE

What Needs to be Done

  • Build chemical cabinets (need to be lockable)
  • Sort the chemicals by properties and place in approperiate cabinets
  • Label all chemicals properly
  • Inventory the dangerous chemicals and provide MSDS's or usage guidelines

Ideas

  • Build a basic fume hood for the space
  • Construct a small workspace dedicated to projects that use chemicals (chemistry/bio/PCB etching) in the $projectruimte downstairs, or in the Sparkshack

Other

  • PeterC will start moving some basic reagents and glassware to the space

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