Chemical storage

Typical storage considerations may include temperature, ignition control, ventilation, segregation and identification. Proper segregation is necessary to prevent incompatible materials from inadvertently coming into contact. A physical barrier and/or distance is effective for proper segregation

Chemical storage

 

The inherent hazards of chemicals can be reduced by minimizing the quantity of chemicals on hand. Proper storage and handling can reduce or eliminate associated risks

 

Guidelines for chemicals storage at Faculty of Medicine

 

Chemicals

Storage

Powder

Alphabetically inside lab

cabinets

Flammable liquids

Yellow safety cabinets

Fireproofing vents to

Efficiently reduce the

Concentration of volatile

substances

 

 

Secondary containment

“trays” to avoid leaking

 

Yellow cabinets can be

placed in the hallway

 

 

Small amounts of flammable liquids may be

stored in the open room

 

TAU allows storage of 5 liters of flammable

materials per 10 m2 lab area

 

Corrosive liquids

acids, basics

Blue safety cabinets

 

Corrosive acids segregated in different

shelves from corrosive basics

 

Secondary containment

“trays” to avoid leaking

 

Blue cabinets must be inside the lab

 

 

 

 

  •  

 

Flammable chemical yellow cabinet

 

​Corrosive (basic, acid) blue cabinet

Tel Aviv University makes every effort to respect copyright. If you own copyright to the content contained here and / or the use of such content is in your opinion infringing, Contact us as soon as possible >>
Tel Aviv University, P.O. Box 39040, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
UI/UX Basch_Interactive