Self-Reacting Gases

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Self-Reacting Gases

Self-reacting gases are those which can react with themselves given sufficient energy or over periods of time. Careful consideration must be given when utilizing self reacting gases. Substitutions should be used when they are available.

Know what safety precautions to take while working with and storing these materials. When ordering self reacting gases keep in mind that disposal costs associated with chemicals of this nature can be high due to special shipping and handling requirements.

Common self reacting gases include but are not limited to the following: