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Module 5: Equilibrium and Acid Reactions5.1 Static and Dynamic Equilibrium5 Topics
5.2 Factors that Affect Equilibrium2 Topics
5.3 Calculating the Equilibrium Constant2 Topics
5.4 Solution Equilibria
Module 6: Acid/Base Reactions6.1 Properties of Acids and Bases7 Topics
6.2 Using Brønsted–Lowry Theory2 Topics
6.3 Quantitative Analysis1 Topic
Module 7: Organic Chemistry7.1 Nomenclature2 Topics
7.2 Hydrocarbons2 Topics
7.3 Products of Reactions Involving Hydrocarbons
7.4 Alcohols1 Topic
7.5 Reactions of Organic Acids and Bases
7.6 Polymers2 Topics
Module 8: Applying Chemical Ideas8.1 Analysis of Inorganic Substances3 Topics
8.2 Analysis of Organic Substances
8.3 Chemical Synthesis and Design
Working ScientificallyWorking Scientifically Overview1 Topic
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Lesson 9, Topic 2
Safe Handling and Disposal of Hydrocarbons
Carefully labelled containers.
Stored separately to oxidising agents.
Contact with skin should always be avoided.
Safety goggles and closed shoes to be worn.
Lab coat and gloves also preferable, especially when working with acids
Use in the lab
Well-ventilated area, especially for volatile substances
Waft, don’t sniff! (but ideally, don’t waft at all)
|DO NOT pour hydrocarbons down the sink.|
Waste should be collected in specialised containers which, when full, are carefully sealed and sent to disposal facilities.
Liquid and solid organic waste, as well as organic and inorganic waste, should be separated into different containers. These have different methods of disposal.