Dr. Stephen Heffernan, Batch Chemistry Technical Applications Specialist, Syrris
A cheat sheet of pictograms used for labeling hazardous chemicals
With 26 different icons and explanations, you’d be hard-pressed to recognize every warning label on the chemicals you deal with in your chemistry labs. The following cheat sheet includes pictograms used by the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals to communicate the hazards associated with various chemicals, which hazard classification the pictogram applies to, and a brief description. Click on the cheat sheet to view it full size.
Hazard communication cheat sheet
About Dr. Stephen Heffernan
As a Batch Chemistry Applications Specialist for Syrris, Stephen is responsible for many technical pre-sales inquiries, producing applications notes, and performing feasibility studies for potential customers. Stephen is also the Product Manager for the Atlas HD family of automated chemical reactors at Syrris. Read Stephen’s bio here.
Let’s start with the basics and explain what flow chemistry actually is and talk a bit about why it’s so useful. Flow chemistry is the process of performing chemical reactions in a tube or pipe. Read on to learn more…
So why should your lab consider performing your chemistry using continuous flow chemistry techniques? Discover several reasons including faster and reactions, and accessing novel chemistries not possible in batch
My first introduction to practical flow chemistry was as a Research Chemist at Pfizer and my first thought was: “why on earth would I want to conduct my chemistry in tiny tubes?” A few years later I was the biggest advocate for it. This blog post explains why…
Over the past 5 years or so the development of continuous flow electrochemical cells has made selective syntheses with high reactant-to-product conversions possible. These devices offer an easy access to electrochemical techniques which is driving its current re-assessment as a viable, attractive synthetic method. Discover more in this blog post.