ERIC Number: EJ409228
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Safety in the Chemical Laboratory. Organic Peroxides.
Shanley, Edward S.
Journal of Chemical Education, v67 n2 pA41-A42 Feb 1990
Discussed is the thermodynamic instability of organic peroxides. The process of autoxidation which results in peroxide formation is described. Precautions necessary to prevent autoxidation hazards associated with these reagents are suggested. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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