Nails Magazine

MAR 2015

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MARCH 2015 | NAILS MAGAZINE | 153 >>> Treat as volatile reactive material and follow federal, state, and local regulations for disposing of hazardous materials. Because it is highly fammable, store in a cool, dark place away from a source of direct sunlight, heat, and fame. Five years. Qualifes as a hazardous product. Check local, state, and federal regulations. If less than one gallon, pour liquid into cloths or towels and dispose in a covered container. If more than a gallon, absorb with dirt or sand; shovel moistened earth material into a container and dispose according to hazardous waste regulations. If monomer has cured (polymerized) into a solid block, it is safe to throw in the trash. Do not put down the drain. Store in a cool, dry area. Keep out of direct sun and excessive heat. If the product is stored in excessive temperatures, it will be compromised. Flashpoints* of some acrylic liquids could be as low as 60° F — so be sure to keep containers covered and away from any source of ignition. Stored properly, liquid should last up to three years. *The fashpoint is the lowest temperature at which the vapors of a material could ignite if they were exposed to a source of ignition, such as a spark. Powder can cause nose, throat, and eye irritation, so be sure to place unused powder in a sealed container and dispose according to local, state, and federal regulations. Do not fush down the drain. Store in a cool, dry area in a well-marked container. Avoid excessive heat (120° F) and direct sunlight. Normally up to three years, possibly longer. Powder won't go bad on the shelf if it's stored in a closed container. Moisture in the air interacts with the powder when the container is not sealed tightly. Dispose of base- and top coat as you would any other paint or hazardous waste: Go to your local waste disposal facility and turn them over to the local government to dispose of them properly. Or, pour small amounts (less than one-half bottle) into absorbent material, allow to harden completely, and dispose in trash. Store in a cool, dark place away from sources of direct sunlight, heat, and fame; bottles can explode in temperatures above 120°. 12-18 months at 60° to 72°; up to four years refrigerated. Hardened gel-polish can be thrown away since it's inert. If it's still in liquid form, cure the remaining polish on tinfoil or a paper towel until hardened. Store in cool, dry area, out of direct sunlight and away from intense heat. Three years if unopened and properly stored; one to two years once opened. How to dispose of it: Optimal storage conditions: Average shelf life: A Survey of Your Product Inventory

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