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Risk assessment guidance for cyclohexane, paraffin (kerosene), paraffin oil (liquid paraffin, medicinal paraffin, oil for oil baths), paraffin wax, white spirit (turpentine subgtitute).
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Guidance on preparing, labelling and storing crude oil substitute
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Using Salicylic acid, asprin, salol and oil of wintergreen safely in practical work
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This guide describes a method of finding the iodine number for fats and oils using bromine that does not require a fume cupboard and can therefore be used as a class activity.
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This activity can be used to help pupils learn about fire safety, flash points, combustion of oil and the 'fire triangle'.
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Precautions needed when handling a wide range of hydrocarbons safely in practical activities. Includes gases, liquids (including oils) and solid naphthalene.
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An activity for GCSE students to compare the viscosity of motor oil at varying temperatures. Includes instructions for making the very simple equipment needed, as well as for doing the activity.
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A straightforward practical activity investigating how antimicrobial chemicals affect microbial growth on agar plates.
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Updated from section 14 of the CLEAPSS Handbook, this offers practical advice for competent DIY-ers. It includes a section on rotary aquarium pumps, which lurk in many school cupboards.
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An explanation of biodiesel followed by straightforward instructions for making it as a class activity at GCSE. 
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