If you have a chemical stock room, did you know you are required by OSHA to have secondary spill containment?   The regulation is as follows: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA 1910.1450 “(b) Stockrooms/storerooms … Chemicals which are highly toxic … should be in unbreakable secondary containers…..A spill control policy should be developed and should […]

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Scientific Plastics manufactures the best drawer liner on the market.  Lab drawers are notorious for corroding from normal daily use.  Even with the most diligent efforts to keep labware clean, moisture from washing or chemical residue can cause extensive damage. This picture from a two year old lab shows a common drawer with damage to the bottom.  […]

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If you’ve ever spoken to Scientific Plastics about adding spill trays to your chemical storeroom, we have probably touted the benefits of rotational molding.  Rotational molding is producing a hollow part by placing resin in a mold; heating; and rotating the mold bi-axially.  After the part is cooled, it is removed from the mold for use. Most plastic play sets for children […]

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Your lab is required to have a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP). OSHA’s position is that “the CHP is the foundation of the laboratory safety program and must be reviewed and updated, as needed, and at least on an annual basis to reflect changes in policies and personnel. A CHP should be facility specific and can […]

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Your laboratory carboy can be a great tool for dispensing larger quantities of d-min water and chemicals.   But let’s face it, they can be a problem when they leak; the contents run down the cabinet; onto the floor; and now you have a slip and fall hazard!  Scientific Plastics has developed a solution for carboys […]

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