Jump to content
The Corroboree

Trip

Members2
  • Content count

    19
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    1

About Trip

  • Rank
    Day Tripper

Profile Information

  • Country
    Australia

Previous Fields

  • Climate or location
    Zone

Recent Profile Visitors

205 profile views
  1. Trip

    Phyllode extraction

    The IDLH ( immediately dangerous to life or health) for Xylene is 900 ppm. The IDLH for toluene is 500 ppm, and 1100 n-hexane naphtha isn't much better. So yeah i agree inhaling solvents is bad. However xylene and toulene are aromatic hydrocarbon consisting of a methyl group and a benzene ring, basically they are metabolized from a benzyl alcohol to benzoic acid in the body and then hippuric acid for urine excretion. n-Hexane is eventually metabolised in 2,5-hexanedione, which is neurotoxic causing polyneuropathy. Of course large amounts of just about any solvent in the system will cause health issues from organ damage to CNS issues etc but theses are different compounds that are metabolized differently and therefore have different/ more severe health effects than one another. Which is why n-hexane should be treated with extra caution, especially it's vapours as it is metabolized directly into a neurotoxin. I think from a safety POV the amount of n-hexane in shellite and the potential neurotoxic effects should be more widespread and known.
  2. Trip

    Phyllode extraction

    Be-careful shellite is now (and maybe always has been) 30% n-hexane. Beware of the vapours, n-hexane is quite neurotoxic, ensure you have good ventilation (a mask would be a good idea too) and ensure you get a totally clean evap. Not to be confused with hexane.
  3. Trip

    Psychotria Nexus

    Chasing Pyschotria Nexus if anyone has a spare plant/ cutting. Pm me. Thanks.
  4. Trip

    Cebil Seeds

    Bump still chasing if anyone can help.
  5. Trip

    Acacia courtii + obtusifolia

    Very Interested, sent PM.
  6. Trip

    Aronia

    Chasing aronia (aka chokeberry) seedling or plant. Feel free to PM if you can help. Cheers.
  7. Trip

    Cebil Seeds

    Hi all, Just reaching out and chasing Anadenanthera Colubrina cebil seeds (preferable cebil over yopo). Feel free to PM me so we can work something out.
  8. Trip

    Catha edulis

    Still chasing catha edulis if anyone can help? Cheers.
  9. Trip

    Catha edulis

    Mcgrath111 thanks for the reply, green preferably, but happy with either.
  10. Trip

    Catha edulis

    Chasing catha edulis if anyone can help, appreciate it.
  11. Trip

    Wanted Acacia Courtii

    Appreciate the offer and reply have sent a PM.
  12. Trip

    Wanted Acacia Courtii

    Hi, chasing Acacia Courtii, if anyone is able to help or point me in the right direction. Happy to buy or trade.
×