Chemicals High Risk or Unsuitable for School Science Labs
The Washington State Department of Health and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction published two lists of chemicals that you should look for in your school lab.
Chemicals Deemed Unsuitable:
The file below is a list of chemicals deemed unsuitable for use in K-12 schools due to excessive risk that exceeds educational utility.
High Risk Chemicals:
The file below is a list of chemicals that are appropriate only for advanced level high school science classes due to high risk and should be limited to small or micro scale quantities.
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The lists provided above were extracted from Health and Safety Guide for K-12 Schools in Washington, January 2003, published for Washington State by The State Department of Health and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. The chemical lists appear in Part III Appendices - Pages 12 thru 17.
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Date of Source Material: 12/19/2005
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