laboratory grade, granular
HAZARD ALERT: Both flammable and explosive; may explode spontaneously upon heating or friction or when dry (less than 1% water); reacts violently with strong bases; irritates eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. TLV 5 mg/m3.
Storage: Organic #6 in a Flinn Chem-Saf™ Bag and then inside a Flinn Saf-Stor™ Can.
Shelf Life: Poor; plan not to store an item like this.
Soluble: Most organic solvents; slightly in water.
Odor: Faint almond
CAS No. 94-36-0
Safety Purchase Suggestion: Avoid this item on school premises. A slightly safer alternative substance would be lauroyl peroxide when used as a polymer catalyst.
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