Corrosive Chemicals

This guideline identifies general safety precautions that should be reviewed and followed when dealing with corrosive chemicals at Brandeis. They represent a significant hazard because skin or eye contact can readily occur from splashes, and their effect on human tissue generally takes place very rapidly.


Gases and Vapors

Corrosive gases and vapors are also extremely hazardous. Examples which can cause severe irritation and bodily injury include: