Quote Originally Posted by Photo Engineer View Post
We drank from pyrex beakers sometimes even at EK. But, we had dedicated coffee beakers and dedicated chemistry beakers. The company even supplied us with food and chemical refrigerators, and no food was allowed in labs, just office areas. Refrigerators for chemicals were modified for use with chemicals, as the auto defrost equipment could actually start a fire or cause an explosion. And, to prove it, they demonstrated how by blowing the door off a commercial refrigerator in the middle of a field.

So, don't store solvents or chemicals in a food fridge.

Oooh, good point.