Waste Policies and Procedures Manual - 2003 Edition
This manual was prepared
for use within ISU. It is intended for use by, and applies to, ISU
employees, staff, visitors, and students. If this manual or any portion
of it is used elsewhere, neither its authors nor the University accept
responsibility for its contents.
Appendix G - Peroxidizable
Peroxide forming chemicals
have the potential of becoming violently explosive and may require special
handling at the time of disposal. Thus, it is very important to consult
TSO before placing any peroxide forming chemicals into a SAA. All
peroxidizable chemicals including those listed below, must be dated upon
receipt at ISU. Storage and use must be limited in the appropriate
time (expiration date), and may required other special conditions, such
as temperature control in an explosion-proof refrigerator.
Proper storage practices
for peroxide forming chemicals include:
The following is a partial list
of peroxide forming chemicals. The best way to know if a chemical
is peroxide forming is to consult the MSDS. Those most commonly used
at ISU are in boldface type.
label containers with receipt
and expiration dates
storage in airtight containers
in a cool, dark, and dry place
disposal BEFORE expiration date.
Ethylene glycol dimethyl
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