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Science Safety Terms

These are all the terms on the science review sheets that have sefinitions by them.
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carcinogen
a chemical that can cause cancer
toxic or toxin
poison
unstable
a chemical that is prone to react
stable
a chemical that is not prone to react
flammable
a chemical that can cause a fire
corrosive
a chemical that eats things such as metal, skin, paint, etc.
irritant
a chemical that can cause harm
reactivity
how a chemical can react to other chemicals
hazard
a chemical that can cause harm
oxidizer
a substance that can cause a fire or explosion
flash point
the lowest temperature at which the vapors present above the surface of a liquid will ignite if an ignition source is introduced
small cuts
rinse with water. if glass is still in skin, see nurse.
major cuts
if glass is not still present, apply pressure with a clean bandage. see nurse immediately. if glass is present, do not try to remove it. see nurse immediateburnsly.
burns
run cold water over the burned area. see nurse.
poisoning
make sure you note the poison or toxin. call poison control.
chemical on the skin
flush with cold water. keep running water over the affected area until the skin is clean or the burning stops. do NOT use soap or other chemicals besides water.
chemical in the eyes
use the eye wash and wash eyes for 20 minutes. call poison control if necessary.