Packaging and storage
Preserve in tight containers, at a temperature not exceeding 30
, remote from fire.
The label bears a caution statement to the effect that Flexible Collodion is highly flammable.
When exposed to air in a thin layer, it leaves a transparent, tenacious film. The film exhibits a distinct odor of camphor. The film of pyroxylin so obtained burns rapidly, with a yellow flame.
When mixed with an equal volume of water, it yields a viscid, stringy mass of pyroxylin.
Proceed as directed in the test for Alcohol content
. The content of C2
OH is between 21.0% and 25.0%.