Materials used in the following test are pyrophoric when mixed -- use extreme caution in handling. A. Pass a bottle of diethylzinc, a bottle of heptane, and an empty bottle with cap into glove box. B. Mix a small amount of each material together in the empty bottle, but be prepared to cover the bottle immediately if smoke is seen. For best results, hold a gloved hand behind the bottle: the white smoke will be better seen against the black background. a. If there is less than 5 ppm of oxygen within the glove box, the mixture will not emit smoke. b. If smoke is seen, a relatively high amount of oxygen exists. Cap bottle immediately

  • Feb 09, 2018
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