Peroxide Forming Chemicals

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There are many common solvents and reagents that are known to form organic peroxides on exposure to air. These organic peroxides can be highly flammable; low-power explosives that are extremely hazardous because they are shock sensitive can present a high risk of explosion. EHS- SOP 0042 is a generic guideline that can be used to aid MIT laboratories and shops to use store and dispose of peroxide-forming chemicals safely

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September 20, 2017