Halogenated - chlorobenzene, methylene chloride, 1,1,1 trichloroethane etc.
Empty Container Handling
Empty solvent container- Blow dry or until no liquid drips from container with nitrogen and place in red storage bin with safe for disposal label affixed and leave cap off.
Empty Acid containers - Triple rinse with water, blow dry until no ,liquid drips from container with nitrogen, rinse and wipe exterior of bottle, affix safe disposal label and place in red storage bin with cap off.
HF First Aid - Plastic tub with lid. Emergency procedure inside.
Decontamination rinse is in small refrigerator in galley marked “FirstAid HF Decontamination Solution only! 0.13% Benzalkonium Chloride
Galley - Location of refrigerator for Benzalkonium Chloride, MSDS locations and spill carts and fire extinguishers. Emergency call 911
Spill Cart - designed for student use small spills < 1 gal
Use sorbent pad for acids/bases and solvents
Spill booms for material headed under the door
PPE for acids/bases
pH paper the unknown materials
> 1 gallon contact Staff 63333
Sign for posting on door
Samples that leave the laboratory - Use one glove method to transport samples to another laboratory
MSDS Information - Location on end of Galleys
MSDS manuals contain MSDSs by room #
Also available Chemical Hygiene Plan, Personal Protective Equipment Policy and LASER Policy
Ordering chemicals - require an electronic copy of the MSDS at the time order is being placed. If through another department please e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) a copy for approval. Either ship direct to BNC or use campus mail. If using campus mail you will need to place your name and laboratory you are planning to store the material in. Material cannot be shipped to an office in BNC.
Handling of sharps
All sharps which include plastic pipette tips must be place in a sharps container
Syringes with needles shall not be recapped but placed directly into a sharps container