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 Chemical Safety Storage


In general, chemicals should be separated according to the following categories:

  • Solvents, which include flammable/combustible liquids and halogenated hydrocarbons (e.g., acetone, benzene, ethers, alcohols) Note: Store glacial acetic acid as a flammable liquid
  • Inorganic mineral acids (e.g., nitric, sulfuric, hydrochloric and perchloric acids)
  • Bases (e.g., sodium hydroxide, ammonium hydroxide) 
  • Oxidizers Poisons
  • Explosives or unstable reactives, such as picric acid; store separately outdoors in flammable storage cabinets
    Source: Environment, Health & Safety Division

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  • Caution
  • OSHA code 29 CFR 1910.106 states that not more than 60 gal may be 
        Class I and Class II liquids

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