Does Acetone Neutralize Dioxin Contaminated Apparati?
thompson at super.zippo.com
Mon Jun 17 12:58:10 EST 1996
In article <199606141239.IAA03864 at bottom.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,
kschuett at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu says...
>I have seen in our campus Environmental Health and Safety (the Haz Mat
>folks here at OSU) guidelines that acetone can be used to neutralize PCBs
>(is this actually true?) Would acetone have the same effect on other
>lipophilic polychlorinated compounds such as dioxins? Any help would be
>Dept. of Zoology
>Ohio State University
>schuett.1 at osu.edu
Probably just solubizes the compounds allowing you to wipe them off with a rag.
Neutralize? Bad word choice.
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