[Darkroom] [Noisebridge-discuss] Sulfuric Acid

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 21:12:46 UTC 2010

To my knowledge, almost everyone who regularly USES the darkroom is on
the darkroom mailing list. But I think it would be wise to add that to
the sign on the darkroom.

"If you want to use this space, put yourself on the darkroom mailing
list. Safety precautions and project updates will be posted there."


On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 14:08, Seth David Schoen <schoen at loyalty.org> wrote:
> Sean Cusack writes:
>> [various sulfuric acid precautions]
>> Anyways, this stuff is being stored in the darkroom right now (kinda out of
>> the way), but given that this is a little more less obvious of a hazard then
>> a lot of stuff at NB, I thought I'd let everyone know. Questions or
>> concerns, let me know!
> I'd recommend putting up signs inside and outside the darkroom
> conveying some of the main points of what you wrote here.  The
> people who use the darkroom might not be the same people who are
> on the mailing list right now.
> We don't have an organized MSDS collection, but one idea is to print
> out an MSDS for sulfuric acid and post that somewhere inside the
> darkroom too.  It could also be sensible to put an NFPA fire diamond
> on the exterior wall of the darkroom summarizing the hazards from
> things that are stored inside.  E.g. apparently a strikethrough W
> is appropriate for sulfuric acid to warn people about the risks
> of using water to extinguish fires in which it's involved.
> http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/chemical/5193
> At some point we should try to put some buckets of baking soda and
> sand in conspicuous places.
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