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Instructions, including risk assessed control measures, for safely demonstrating the production and burning of ethyne (acetylene), produced by the reaction between melting ice and calcium carbide.
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This document describes a demonstration for safely buring red phosporus in air, emulating the traditional burning white phosphorus in a bell jar experiment. The activity also provides a reasonbly accu.. more
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Gun cotton was an early form of explosive used in guns. These instructions, with control measures, provide a safe procedure to make and burn one type of gun cotton.
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A cigarette burning is an example of incomplete combustion of a complex mix of chemicals, wheremany of the products are toxic. This demonstration should reinforce the message that during smoking,even .. more
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Explains something of nut allergy and a range of control measures which could be used to enable effective, relevant practical activities in the event of staff or student nut allergy.
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An invaluable practical guide on how to safely undertake a range of visually and intellectually appealing chemical reactions. Includes alternatives to some traditional activities such as the thermit r.. more
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was involved with CLEAPSS in producing this guidance. HSE endorses the guidance, as it follows a sensible and proportionate approach to managing health and .. more
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Risk assessment information about red phosphorus. For white/yellow phosphorus, see Hazcard 73A.
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A set of risk assessed instructions for safely demonstrating this reaction. The reaction between the permanganate and peroxide releases oxygen which burns with a harmless, but quite loud, bang.
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A pencil is sharpened at both ends and crocodile clips attached at each end. These are connected to a low voltage power supply. The voltage is increased and the wooden casing quickly starts to produce.. more
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