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Safety Resources for the Rainbow and Other Chemical Demonstrations

Safety Alert: The Rainbow Demonstration
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/about/governance/committees/chemicalsafety/safety-alert-rainbow-demonstration.html

National Science Teachers Association:
http://www.nsta.org/safety/flametests.aspx

The Chemical Safety Board (CSB)  video showing consequences of the methanol-related experiments:
http://www.csb.gov/videos/after-the-rainbow/

CSB’s safety bulletin on the rainbow experiment based on the investigations of the Reno, NV, and Denver, CO, methanol flash fires in 2014:
http://www.csb.gov/assets/1/19/Lab_Safety_Bulletin_2014-10-30.pdf

C&EN Safety Zone Blog list of K-12 educational school museum likely alcohol fire incidents https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cp4xM5iyPIDekvnaDM3DRTQs1gKxDj6aYQ1JaSTFWsU/edit?usp=sharing

DCHED Safety Guidelines for Chemical Demonstrations http://www.divched.org/committee/safety

Safety Data Sheets: Information that Could Save Your Life https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/resources/highschool/chemmatters/past-issues/2015-2016/december-2015/safety-data-sheets.html

Safe Transportation Recommendations for Chemicals Used in Demonstrations or Educational Activities
https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/about/governance/committees/chemicalsafety/safetypractices/transporting-chemicals.pdf?_ga=2.218685529.1721778870.1495114376-1892501655.1494673836

Five Key Questions for Safe Research and Demos https://inchemistry.acs.org/content/inchemistry/en/college-life/five-key-questions-for-safe-research-and-demos.html