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Solvent Waste

Solvent waste has a high risk potental.

  • You do not know the composition of the waste in the solvent waste cannister.
  • The solvent waste has a volume usually much higher than the size of your scientific reactions.

Therefore you will find here general hints only. It is on your own risk what to do in a specific situation.

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The main thing is that it is organic

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Be careful! Do not put the disposal concept of the institute at risk!

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Collecting chemical waste is best done with chemical knowledge

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If there is anything which could react you should want that it reacts IMMEDIATELY.

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If it is too much you will run into trouble!

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You did never ever want this to happen! In particular it's the fault of the others! But the situation needs an quick apropriate action!

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