Shelf Life of Some Unstable Chemicals

Peroxide Hazard on Storage Discard After Three (3) Months
Isopropyl ether Divinyl acetylene
Vinylidene chloride Potassium metal
Sodium amide
Peroxide Hazard on Concentration Discard After One (1) Year
Ethyl ether Tetrahydrofuran
Dioxane Acetal
Methyl isobutyl ketone (glyme) Ethylene glycol dimethyl ether
Vinyl ethers Dicyclopentadiene
Diacetylene Metal acetylene
Cumene Tetrahydronaphthalene
Cyclohexene t-Butyl alcohol
Hazardous to Peroxide Initiation of Polymerization Discard After One (1) Year
Styrene Butadiene
Tetrafluoroethylene Chlorotrifluoroethylene
Vinyl acetylene Vinyl acetate
Vinyl chloride Vinyl pyridine
Chlorobutadiene (Chloroprene) 9,10-Dihydroanthracene
Indene Dibenzocyclopentadiene

Reviewed: July 29, 2014