Lessons Learned: Vacuum Trap Explosions

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  • A glass vacuum trap exploded in a Chemistry Lab

Northwestern University shared this incident, which occurred 10/9/21.

The American Chemical Society Journal of Chemical Health and Safety recently published an account of another vacuum pump explosion, at UPenn.

Do you have questions about these or about research using vacuum that you are doing? Email chem-safety@ucavis.edu.

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