Lab & Classroom Safety Information
The EPA's School Chemical Cleanout Campaign
Here’s a practical approach to providing a safer learning environment for students and teachers.
Make Your Lab Greener for Good!
Despite Kermit's lament, it's really not hard to be green. In fact, it can save you money, reduce hazardous chemical use, and make your lab a safer, more pleasant environment for you and your students.
Chemistry Laboratory Closeout
With the end of the school year approaching, it’s time to start preparing your laboratory for summer break. We've compiled a checklist to help you complete the task.
Preserved Specimen Disposal Guidelines
Disposing of preserved specimens and preservation fluids after use isn’t complicated, but does require some thoughtful planning.
Introduction to Green Chemistry
Learn tips on how to make your lab greener including chemical replacements, the 12 green principles and new green initiatives.
Preserved Specimens: Safety, Storage, and Disposal
Information about the storage and disposal of Preserved Specimens. Safety information is also available.
Chemical Disposal Procedures
How do I label chemical waste? What can I pour down the drain? Answer these and other questions with this helpful article on chemical disposal.
Chemical Accidents & Spills
Learn how to quickly assess and handle chemical accidents and avoid dangerous situations in your laboratory. Get started with these general guidelines.
How to Store Chemicals
Imagine starting the school year with a chemical storage area that’s safer, better organized, and easier to maintain.
Substances with Greater Hazardous Nature Than Educational Utility
Chemicals in this list have a hazardous nature that is greater than their potential usefulness in many school programs.
Important Considerations When Purchasing Chemicals
These tips will help you develop a well-organized purchase plan before you begin shopping for chemicals.
Substances with a Hazardous Nature but May Have Potential Educational Utility
These chemicals should be removed from the schools if alternatives can be used. For those that must be retained, amounts should be kept to a minimum. These are appropriate for advanced-level High School classes only.
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