Chemical Safety

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Safe Storage and Use of Chemicals

Chemical Safety at UCSF

Additional Resources

Acutely Toxic Chemicals

 

Carcinogens

 

Compressed Gases

  • Isoflurane Use

 

Corrosives

  • Hydrofluoric Acid Safety
  • Nitric Acid Incident

 

Cryogens

 

Flammable and Combustible

 

Materials

  • Refrigerators and Freezers in Labs

 

Oxidizers

  • Nitric Oxide Safety Update

 

Peroxide Forming Chemicals

  • Managing PFC

 

Pyrophoric Chemicals

  • Safe Use Procedures
  • Organolithium Compounds
  • Nomex Lab Coat Fact Sheet
  • Handling Pyrophoric Materials
  • Hand Protection for Pyrophorics

 

Segregation of Incompatibles

  • Incompatible Material

Responsibilities:

Policies & Manuals:

Purchasing Restrictions:

Training:

Chemical Inventory

Resources:

Labels and Postings:

Standard Operating Procedures:

  • Control Banded SOP Templates

Use of Chemicals in Animal Research:

  • Isoflurane Use

Security:

  • General Security Update

Transport and Shipping of Hazardous Chemicals

Emergencies:

  • General First Aid Procedures
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Response

Waste Disposal:

  • Broken Glass
  • Empty Chemical Containers
  • Non-Hazardous Materials
  • Nitric Acid Incident
  • Pressure Vented Caps
  • Qiagen Materials