Combustion

Andrea Vargas, Morgan Rowe, & Lexi Alcombright

Precautions

Be careful when mixing substances that may hold atoms that when combined may combust.

Wear appropriate lab clothing when performing experiments with materials that can combust.

Actions

MOVE. If something explodes near you, we kindly advise you to evacuate the area.

Seek medical attention immediately if skin is burned or exposed to chemicals.

Real Life Applications

Oxygen + Hydrocarbon = Water and Carbon Dioxide

Signs of Chemical Reactions

  • Color change
  • Formation of a precipitate
  • Temperature change
  • Formation of gas
  • Odor change