[Histonet] Picric acid
esther.peters <@t> verizon.net
Mon Apr 16 16:15:20 CDT 2007
A friend of mine working at a U.S. government lab was doing just that
(had filled the bottle to the top with water, sealed around the lid with
parafilm and tape to prevent dehydration) and the new safety officer who
saw it called the bomb squad to remove it!
George Mason University
Markus F. Meyenhofer wrote:
> Don't panic now!!!
> That is why one stores Picric acid as a water saturated mixture! Never
> heard of an explosion of picric acid in a histo lab!
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bryan Llewellyn" <llewllew <@t> shaw.ca>
> To: "Histonet" <histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
> Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 3:36 PM
> Subject: [Histonet] Picric acid
>> I thought Histonetters might be interested in this news article.
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