Radon, radioactive

CAS RN: 10043-92-2

Storage Conditions

Radon and its daughters build up to an equilibrium value in about a month from radium compounds. ... Good ventilation of areas where radium is handled or stored is recommended to prevent accumulations of hazardous concentrations of radon and its daughters. /Radium, radon, radon progeny/
PRECAUTIONS FOR "CARCINOGENS": Storage site should be as close as practicable 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/
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