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The Incident

Not a single incident - just the summary of a few related incidents in the past

The Investigation

Peroxides and related oxy compounds have the ability to give off oxygen with time.  If this mixture is allowed to be present with flammable liquids then there is a strng possibility of a fire.


Lessons Learnt

Never leave aqueaous solutions of peroxides and peroxy salts in contact with solvents for any length of time, without some sort of adequate forced blanketing.

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