Resource round-up from Sigma-Aldrich, AIChE, and the National Academies

Sigma-Aldrich now has an eLearning course for Safe Handling of Air-Sensitive Pyrophoric Substances.

AIChE’s Process Safety Beacon newsletters:

NAP selection chemical alternatives coverFrom the National Academies Press:

Author: Jyllian Kemsley

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  1. Most National Academies Press publications are available as downloadable PDF files at no cost.

  2. The latest issue of Organic Process Research & Development has an article that is probably the most thorough and well-written article available on organolithium reagents. See:

    “Preparation, Properties, and Safe Handling of Commercial Organolithiums: Alkyllithiums, Lithium sec-Organoamides, and Lithium Alkoxides” Rathman, T. L.; Schwindeman, J. Org. Process Res. Dev. 2014, 18, 1192.