Hydrofluoric acid Safety

Email alec.smith@ubc.ca, praveen.rajan@ubc.ca or francois.miros@ubc.ca before any Hydrofluoric (HF(aq)) acid ordering or usage.

HF(aq) acid standard operating procedure found below outlines the significant hazards associated with the handling of this chemical. This is not a comprehensive guide to handling this chemical, and it assumes that the users of this guide have basic experience in handling chemicals, mixing chemicals, and working with acids. The user should also refer to the document from the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) office at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus.

Click here for UBCO SOE HF(aq) acid standard operating procedure.