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What is the difference between the reactants and the products in a chemical reaction?

The substance(s) to the left of the arrow in a chemical equation are called reactants. A reactant is a substance that is present at the start of a chemical reaction. The substance(s) to the right of the arrow are called products . A product is a substance that is present at the end of a chemical reaction.

Do products react to form reactants?

In a reversible reaction, the reactants can combine to form products and the products can react to form the reactants.

Is Oil hazardous material?

Antifreeze, oil products and diesel are not hazardous materials and do not meet the OSHA definition. Supervisors with maintenance work areas that use hazardous chemicals must review procedures with their employees. Personnel that work Allied Trades practices have more exposure to these materials.

How are materials dangerous?

Hazardous materials may be explosive, flammable, corrosive, poisonous, radioactive, or otherwise toxic or dangerous. Releases typically occur as a result of transportation accidents or accidental releases at production and storage facilities.

What material is explosive?

A chemical explosive may consist of either a chemically pure compound, such as nitroglycerin, or a mixture of a fuel and an oxidizer, such as black powder or grain dust and air.

Which of these is the best way to store hazardous chemicals in the home?

Which of these is the best way to store hazardous chemicals in the home? Make sure the container also has its label, to identify what’s inside. NEVER store hazardous chemicals in a food or beverage container. If the original container is leaking, use a replacement container, but make sure it is CLEARLY labeled.

How do you handle hazardous materials in the workplace?

10 Basic Rules for Safely Handling Hazardous Materials

  1. Assess the risks that exist in the workplace.
  2. Provide employees adequate training and information about the hazardous materials in your workplace.
  3. Consider potential hazards and plan ahead.
  4. Always use the proper personal protection equipment (PPE).
  5. Ensure all hazardous materials are properly marked.