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Storing Multiple Chemicals

Are you storing multiple types of chemicals? Many private facilities and government institutions use a variety of different chemicals to ensure that manufacturing processes are efficient and stay on track with production schedules. Making sure all chemicals are stored properly is necessary for factory and institution compliance as well as EPA regulations and NFPA codes. […]

Anhydrous HCI Storage

Anhydrous hydrogen chloride (AHCI) is a clear, colorless gas with a very strong odor. Anhydrous HCI is extremely attracted to water and when exposed to air, it quickly reacts with the moisture in the air forming corrosive fumes, commonly known as aqueous hydrochloric acid.  This type of acid emits a pungent odor and strong fumes, […]

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Safe Corrosive Storage Lockers

Corrosive Substance Defined Corrosive chemicals are considered liquids or solids that can potentially cause harm or irreversible alterations to human skin tissue, after immediate contact. The EPA constitutes a highly corrosive waste as “aqueous waste exhibiting a pH of less than or equal to 2 or greater than or equal to 12.5 and capable of […]

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Acid and Corrosive Storage Safety

Information About Acid and Corrosive Storage Safety What are Corrosives? Corrosives are materials that have the ability to dissolve and destroy body tissue, metal and other materials. Corrosive materials can cause damage to the human body as soon as contact is made with skin, eyes, the digestive tract, or the respiratory tract. Acid and Corrosive […]

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Corrosive Storage Lockers – Remain Compliant

Chemicals are present in many workplace environments and are beneficial to helping industries succeed and grow. Reducing the amount of chemical storage can prevent inherent hazards associated with dangerous chemicals.  However, when storing bulk chemical storage on-site, proper storage and handling procedures can reduce or eliminate potential risks. In this article, US Chemical Storage illustrates […]

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Corrosive Chemical Storage – Evaluating Hazards

Corrosive chemical storage is considered either a liquid or solid that can potentially cause visible damage or irreversible alterations to human skin tissue, after immediate contact. In this article US Chemical Storage illustrates corrosive classifications, how to evaluate corrosive environments and examples of commonly used corrosive substances. The EPA constitutes a highly corrosive waste as […]

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Corrosive Storage Locker- Safety Matters

Corrosive chemicals can pose serious hazards to people and the environment. These dangerous materials are present in almost any workplace and if not stored properly, they can damage costly equipment and in humans they can burn and destroy body tissue; as soon as topical contact is made. Corrosive storage lockers can provide safety and security […]

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Corrosive Storage Building

Compliantly Store Corrosive Materials Handling corrosive substances can be very dangerous if proper safety precautions are not met. Before handling or storing corrosive materials, obtain and read through material safety data sheets (MSDS) for each chemical that is being stored. Understand hazards and risks that are associated with the materials, including chemical reactivity, fire and […]

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Corrosive Storage – Compliant Storage Solutions

What is a Corrosive Substance? Corrosives are classified as either caustic or acidic materials that can burn or destroy human tissue and metal structures. The two most popular acidic corrosives include hydrochloric acid and sulfuric acid and two of the more popular examples of caustic corrosives are sodium hydroxide and ammonium hydroxide. Human exposure to […]

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Corrosive Chemicals and their Properties Two classes of chemicals that pose the greatest risk to human and environmental health are classified as corrosive substances, including acids and bases, and flammable and combustible chemicals. In this article US Chemical Storage illustrates  corrosive chemical types, as well as the hazards associated with storing and handling corrosive chemicals. […]