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  • How Not to Do It: TATP

    You may well have heard about an incident at the University of Bristol, where a student inadvertently prepared some triacetone triperoxide (TATP). That’s… Read More
  • Explosion at BASF

    Bad news from Germany this morning. There’s apparently been a very large explosion at the BASF Ludwigshafen facility. If you’ve ever been through th… Read More
  • TMS Azide Explosions

    There’s been a lot of safety on the blog this week. One recent accident I haven’t talked about is an azide explosion at Minnesota – C&E N… Read More
  • How Not to Do It: NMR Magnets

    Here’s an NMR imaging blog with details of a recent problem in an Indian facility. Two people ended up stuck to the machine, pinned by an oxygen cylinder… Read More
  • Fatalities at DuPont

    As many readers will have heard, there was a fatal accident at a DuPont plant in the Houston area over the weekend. Four workers were killed by methyl mercaptan… Read More
  • Safety Warning: Togni’s Reagents

    Some of you may have used the second Togni reagent (shown) as a trifluoromethylating agent. Well, there’s a new paper in Organic Process R&D that brin… Read More
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