Neutralisation of Picric acid

From:mike king

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On 18 Mar 2002 02:01:28 -0600 wrote:
Subject: Neutralisation of Picric acid
A question for the chemistry boffins...
I have been informed that picric acid can be neutralised by the addition of
either a salt solution (normal saline) or 5% Sodium Hydroxide. 
True, or am I liable to end up splattered against the walls of the lab?
Mike Kirby.
National Health Lab Service

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