① For the storage of hazardous chemicals, a special room can be set up as a storage room, or a special counter can be set up in the drug warehouse. The storage room (counter) should be equipped with solid anti-theft measures, double locks and special personnel management, as well as curtains, thermometers and hygrometers. Units with conditions shall install monitoring facilities.
② The storage room (counter) can only be used to store hazardous chemicals, and other conventional chemical reagents and instruments should not be placed in the same place. The storage of hazardous chemicals should be in accordance with the principle of preventing the mutual reaction between different kinds of drugs to achieve classified storage. Acidic substances are separated from alkaline substances, inflammables are separated from oxidants, and drugs are separated from acids.
③ Exhaust fans shall be installed in each drug storage room (special cabinet) for regular air exchange. The exhaust pipe of each medicine cabinet shall be led to the outdoor to prevent explosion due to excessive concentration of drugs in the room or deterioration of drugs due to humidity in the air.
④ The lighting and electrical appliances in the storage room should be explosion-proof and dedicated to special lines.
5. Indoor and outdoor storage should be equipped with fire extinguishers according to the characteristics of dangerous chemicals stored, such as foam extinguishers, dry powder extinguishers or carbon dioxide fire extinguishers. Fire extinguishers should be regularly checked to ensure safety and effectiveness.
⑥ The staff should be familiar with the performance and operation method of fire extinguisher.
⑦ Units with conditions shall be equipped with automatic alarm devices.