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Safety Purchase Suggestion: Cetyl alcohol, stearic acid, and t-octyl phenol are safer alternatives for melting point determinations. A safer alternative for enthalpy of fusion experiments might be acetamide. Acetamide is now available already melted in a Pyrex® test tube, Flinn Catalog No. A0269. This ready-to-use package is reusable and will save both teacher and student time.
Hazard AlertPossible carcinogen. Severe irritant to eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Moderately toxic by ingestion. LD50 500 mg/kg. TLV 60 mg/m3 in air. Provide a high degree of ventilation.