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Acetic Acid

Chromic acid, nitric acid hydroxyl compounds, ethylene, glycol, perchloric acid, peroxides, permanganates

Acetone

Concentrated nitric and sulfuric acid mixtures

Acetylene

Chlorine, bromine, copper, fluorine, silver, mercury

Alkali Metals

Water, carbon tetrachloride or other chlorinated hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, the halogens

Ammonia, anhydrous

Mercury, chlorine, calcium hypochlorite, iodine, bromine, hydrofluoric acid

Ammonium Nitrate

Acids, metal powders, flammable liquids, chlorates, nitrites, sulfur, finely divided organic or combustible materials

Aniline

Nitric acid, hydrogen peroxide

Arsenical materials

Any reducing agent

Azides

Acids

Bromine

Same as chlorine

Calcium Oxide

Water

Carbon (activated)

Calcium hypochlorite, all oxidizing agents.

Carbon tetrachloride

Sodium

Chlorates

Ammonium salts, acids, metal powders, sulfur, finely divided organic or combustible materials

Chromic Acid

Acetic acid, naphthalene, camphor, glycerin, turpentine, alcohol, flammable liquids in general

Chlorine

Ammonia, acetylene, butadiene, butane, methane, propane (or other petroleum gases), hydrogen, sodium carbide, turpentine, benzene, finely divided metals

Chlorine Dioxide

Ammonia, methane, phosphine, hydrogen sulfide

Copper

Acetylene, hydrogen peroxide

Cumene Hydroperoxide

Acids, organic or inorganic

Cyanides

Acids

Flammable Liquids

Ammonium nitrate, chromic acid, hydrogen peroxide, nitric acid, sodium peroxide, halogens

Hydrocarbons

Fluorine, chlorine, bromine, chromic acid, sodium peroxide

Hydrocyanic Acid

Nitric acid, alkali

Hydrofluoric Acid

Ammonia, aqueous or anhydrous

Hydrogen Peroxide

Copper, chromium, iron, most metals or their salts, alcohols, acetone, organic materials, aniline, nitromethane, flammable liquids, oxidizing gases

Hydrogen Sulfide

Fuming nitric acid, oxidizing gases, acetylene, ammonia (aqueous or anhydrous), hydrogen

Hypochlorites

Acids, activated carbon

Iodine

Acetylene, ammonia (aqueous or anhydrous), hydrogen

Mercury

Acetylene, fulminic acid, ammonia


Nitrates

Sulfuric acid

Nitric Acid (concentrated)

Acetic acid, aniline, chromic acid, hydrocyanic acid, hydrogen sulfide, flammable liquids, flammable gases

Nitrites

Acids

Nitroparaffins

Inorganic bases, amines

Oxalic Acid

Silver, mercury

Oxygen

Oils, grease, hydrogen; flammable liquids, solids, or gases

Perchloric Acid

Acetic anhydride, bismuth and its alloys, alcohol, paper, wood

Peroxides, organic

Acids (organic or mineral), avoid friction, store cold

Phosphorus (white)

Air, oxygen, alkalies, reducing agents

Potassium

Carbon tetrachloride, carbon dioxide, water

Potassium Chlorate

Sulfuric and other acids

Potassium Permanganate

Glycerin, ethylene glycol, benzaldehyde, sulfuric acid

Selenides

Reducing agents

Silver

Acetylene, oxalic acid, tartaric acid, ammonium compounds

Sodium

Carbon tetrachloride, carbon dioxide, water

Sodium nitrite

Ammonium nitrate and other ammonium salts

Sodium Peroxide

Ethyl or methyl alcohol, glacial acetic acid, acetic anhydride, benzaldehyde, carbon disulfide, glycerin, ethylene glycol, ethyl acetate, methyl acetate, furfural

Sulfides

Acids

Sulfuric Acid

Potassium chlorate, potassium perchlorate, potassium permanganate (or compounds with similar light metals, such as sodium, lithium, etc.)

Tellurides

Reducing agents