Re: ORGLIST:KOH in the THF?

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From: Uno Mäeorg (uno$##$chem.ut.ee)
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 11:15:54 EST


Hi Mark,

You are not wrong. I did the same many many years ago. Putted KOH pellets
into the raw THF bottle. Next morning when I opened the door the explosion
destroyed my desk.

Uno

At 10:28 AM 12/3/03 -0500, mkinch$##$umsis.miami.edu wrote:
> Not quite sure, but aint that a no-no? I thought if you put KOH pellets in
>the THF overnight, Kaboooooooooom! You would make a THF detonation bomb.
>Somebody correct me if I'm wrong. Mark
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