RE: Picric Acid


The fire dept took ours out to an old cemetery and blew it up.  Permanent neutralization.
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From: Valerie Hannen []
Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 10:49 PM
Subject: Picric Acid

Hi fellow histonetters,
Does anyone know a way of neutralizing picric acid crystals? I know adding water will make it no longer a explosion hazard...but our lab safety officer seems to think
that there is a way of actually neutralizing.
Any input would be greatly appreciated.

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