Acrylonitrile

CAS RN:107-13-1

Storage Conditions

PRECAUTIONS FOR "CARCINOGENS": Storage site should be as close as practical to lab in which carcinogens are to be used, so that only small quantities required for ... expt need to be carried. Carcinogens should be kept in only one section of cupboard, an explosion-proof refrigerator or freezer (depending on chemicophysical properties ...) that bears appropriate label. An inventory ... should be kept, showing quantity of carcinogen & date it was acquired ... Facilities for dispensing ... should be contiguous to storage area. /Chemical Carcinogens/

Separate from any sources of ignition and combustible materials. Outdoor or detached storage is preferred. For indoor storage, standard combustible materials storage room should be used. Protect from alkalis and oxidizing agents. Protect containers against physical damage. Do not store uninhibited acrylonitrile under any conditions. Preferably seal with inert gas such as nitrogen. Store drums on end with bungs up, no more than two layers.

Isolate from alkalies and oxidizing materials. Inside storage should be in a standard flammable liquids storage warehouse, room, or cabinet. Outside or detached storage is preferred. Do not store uninhibited acrylonitrile.

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