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October 01, 2020/Bulletin

2 October 2020 Bulletin

Featured this week Sodium bicarbonate Sodium bicarbonate, aka baking soda or bicarbonate of soda, is a soluble odourless white crystalline powder. It is a salt that breaks down to form bicarbonate and sodium in water. [1,2,4] Download the whole PDF below.

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September 30, 2020/Announcements

How to use chemical safety signs, pictograms and charts for hazard identification in your lab

While labelling is important, a picture really does speak a thousand words when it comes to identifying and communicating hazards in the laboratory and workspace. Aside from being easily recognisable at a glance, they convey clear messages across cultural

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September 24, 2020/Bulletin

25 September 2020 Bulletin

Featured this week Sodium hydroxide Sodium hydroxide, aka lye and caustic soda, is an alkaline chemical known for its causticity. It is a co-product of chlorine, and in its raw form, it can be found in flakes, crystals or chips. Its chemical formula is...

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