Tech 8 Projects

Specific Instruments Ltd

22869 125A Ave

Maple Ridge, BC

V2X 0N3

Phone: 604-313-3481



Bill Jenkins





General Information


A problem that has happened to a local instructor.

His ferric chloride was stored on a high shelf for years. When he moved the plastic bottle it disintegrated pouring the etchant over his head. Luckily students were able to get him to the eye wash station, but not quite quick enough.

He suffered eye damage and other health problems. Unfortunately he was forced to retire and it took many years to overcome most of his problems.

STORE Ferric Chloride no higher than your waist. Remember plastic bottles will be compromised after years with this Etchant inside.

HINTS and IDEAS to ponder

CAUTION when storing Ferric Chloride