Revised FAQs - Hydrofluoric acid (HF)

The information on the Chemical Safety Management Hydrofluoric Acid FAQ has been revised.

The purpose of this FAQ is to provide guidance to workers and supervisors in general precautions and emergency management for hydrofluoric acid (HF).

The information includes:

  • Why hydrofluoric acid warrants special care
  • What should be in place before starting any experiment with hydrofluoric acid
  • The general rules when handling hydrofluoric acid
  • What to do in the event of an emergency, including emergency first aid treatment, skin contact, eye contact, inhalation and spills and leaks.

Further information

Should you require further information please contact the HSW Team.

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