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Guidelines for Working With Hazardous Chemicals Released


A new report from the National Research Council offers a reference guide for the safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous chemicals in the laboratory.  An update to the 1995 edition, new topics include emergency planning, laboratory security, green chemistry, compatible chemical storage, and the handling of nanomaterials, as well as an expanded discussion of environmental health and safety systems.


·         Report in Brief

·         Full Report