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Storing Flavoring Chemicals

What are Flavoring Chemicals? Flavorings can be either natural or man-made substances. Flavoring chemicals can also be formed from mixtures into chemical compounds to achieve hundreds of flavors.  These mixtures provide fragrance and taste perception for specific flavors for foods and liquids. Many flavoring chemicals are volatile and can be hazardous while being stored and […]

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Phosphoric Acid Storage

Phosphoric Acid Storage Phosphoric acid is a clear, colorless, and odorless liquid. Phosphoric acid will not burn, although it can form very hazardous decomposition products. Since the acid is corrosive, contact with metals can increase flammable hydrogen gas. Chemical Applications Phosphoric acid has many uses, from a rust inhibitor all the way to dentistry and […]

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Wastewater Treatment Building

Wastewater treatment requires an aggressive usage of hazardous chemicals. As a result, it is necessary to properly store chemicals to maintain their effectiveness prior to being used. Treatment processes may also require 90 day storage after hazardous materials have been used. Learn more about the type of chemicals used in wastewater treatment facilities and how […]

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Heated Herbicide Storage

Heated Herbicide Storage Safety is the number one reason for a well managed herbicide facility. Climate controlled storage buildings must be monitored regularly to ensure inventory is stable. Protecting against spills not only protects environments but also employees health, water quality, and company investments. A properly designed herbicide facility promotes safe storage, handling, and disposal […]

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The New Charge to Lithium Batteries

Powerful Technology The demand for small, slim, and unique designs for equipment has pushed lithium technology to provide cutting edge companies with smaller, lightweight batteries. Lithium batteries are electro-chemical devices that convert higher-level materials into an alternate state during discharge. Discharge loads range from a slow flow of current in a flashlight, to sporadic high […]

OSHA & GHS Liquid Regulations

OSHA & GHS Liquid Regulations

OSHA & GHS Liquid Regulations? The US regulatory authorities define Flammable and Combustible Liquids in a many different ways. The general modification to the Flammable Liquid Standard is how flammables are classified as hazardous materials. Read the article below to learn about how OSHA & GHS Liquid Regulations. Pre GHS Under OSHA’s old standards, hazmat […]

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. […]

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Selecting a Chemical Storage Building

Safely storing hazardous materials and chemical waste is a common problem for many private and public institutions. Chemical Storage Buildings provide an effective solution for permanent and temporary storage of these materials. With many different regulations to follow, it can be overwhelming when choosing the correct chemical storage building. US Chemical Storage makes the selection […]

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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Hazmat Storage Containers

Hazmat Storage Containers Hazardous materials require special handling, storage and safety processes in order to maintain a safe facility. The chance of having a hazardous situation on-site can be great, depending on the type and amount of hazardous material being stored. Almost all chemicals require their own special safe storage solutions. The article below illustrates […]