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Table C: Incompatible chemicals documented

Chemicals in the left column should be stored so that they cannot accidentally contact the chemicals to which they are incompatible (corresponding right column).

Chemical Incompatible with:
Acetic Acid Nitric acid, peroxides, permangantes
Acetic Anhydride Hydroxyl-containing compounds such as ethylene glycol
Acetone Concentrated nitric acid and sulfuric acid mixtures, hydrogen peroxide
Ammonium nitrate Acids, metal powders, flammable liquids, chlorates, nitrites,
Aniline Nitric acid, hydrogen peroxide
Calcium oxide Water
Carbon, activated Calcium hypochlorite, other oxidants
Chlorates Ammonium salts, acids, sulfur, finely divided organics, combustibles
Copper Hydrogen peroxide
Hydrocarbons (butane, propane, turpentine) Peroxides
Hydrogen peroxide Copper, iron, most metals or their salts, any flammable liquid, combustible materials, aniline
Hydrogen sulfide Fuming nitric acid, oxidizing gases
Iodine Ammonia aqueous
Mercury Ammonia
Nitric Acid Acetic acid, acetone, alcohol, aniline, hydrogen sulfide, flammable liquids, flammable gases, nitratable substances
Oxalic Acid Silver and mercury and their salts
Peroxides, organic Acids (organic or mineral), also avoid friction, store cold
Potassium perchlorate Acids
Potassium permanganate Glycerol, ethylene glycol, benzaldehyde, sulfuric acid
Silver and silver salts Oxalic acid, tartaric acid, ammonium compounds
Sodium nitrite Ammonium nitrate and other ammonium salts
Sulfuric acid Chlorates, perchlorates, permanganates