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DANGERS of working with Strong PEROXIDE .. a read and learn article

Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by Sea Wolf, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. Icarus

    Icarus Something Witty

    Am I the only one here who realized that bone doesn't melt?

    No matter what your working with, be it peroxide, acetone, or ammonia, ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS read up on the SAFETY factor FIRST. Never plow blindly into it like a five year old and a snowbank. Thats what gets you blinded or killed.

    Kinda common sense. If someone comes running up to me and says "OMG! MY SHOP IS ON FIRE 'CAUSE OF PEROXIDE!". I'd tell that person that they are in fact an epic idiot, and that they should have done their homework first.

    Common sense people ;)
  2. buzzbait

    buzzbait Padden's Wild & Wet Taxidermy and custom Woodwork

    Thanks sea wolf for posting this, what a read-time to take extra procautions for now on...

  3. fogbound

    fogbound Member

    X18... Thanks for posting!!

    Happy...SAFE Holidays!!
  4. It's time to bump this ;D
  5. Did I do that?
  6. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

  7. horsefeathers

    horsefeathers Member

    Would it be possible to make this a sticky-post? This is really super-useful information.
  8. Some have tried and all have failed.... :D
  9. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Yep. Seems that "sticky" is just for the For Sale section.
  10. RedWolf7

    RedWolf7 New Member

    What is the "BO" referred to in a couple of the posts?
  11. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Baquacil Oxidizer. Strong peroxide used in pools (27%) It is also sold under different brand names (Pool Mate). Good for whitening bone or making you go blind if you get it in your eyes.
  12. RedWolf7

    RedWolf7 New Member

    Thanks so much for sharing that! Peroxide is a powerful oxidizing agent and deserves to be handled as such. Sounds like a royal nightmare!
  13. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Can be if you are careless.
  14. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    This needs to be brought back to the top again.
  15. Raynewolfe

    Raynewolfe TY for understanding things outside our control.

    Just.. Wow. Thats crazzy. Im also glad his house and all didnt burn down over something like that!.
  16. RBlack

    RBlack Member

    Thanks for the reminder, we can all use it.
  17. tt

    tt Licensed Taxidermist,Hunter,Trapper,and Fur Bearer

    Seawolf need to send this to that guy that said he had the 50% peroxide. Man I hope he knows what he has and is careful.
  18. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Precisely why it was brought back.

    We all have things made of metal in our shops and work areas. Accidents happen. Never occurred to me that other things could also be an issue. Do you use potassium permanganate to stain antlers? Do you have it in your shop or work area?

    Imagine a few gallons of 50%

  19. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Back to the top again
  20. RDMARTIN53

    RDMARTIN53 Active Member

    This is a great reminder thread to not play with matches........

    When and IF you do buy 50%....you get LOTS of paperwork and warnings. Its a good thing.

    I borrowed this from Patrick J.