In all endeavors, remember that water is the enemy. It will not discriminate. It will destroy. Fight to the finish my friends and remove the invader before it does harm.
And be sure to check the humidity before any reaction!!!
Please note that this is just a generalized list. I am providing this based upon my knowledge and information found in the following reference:
Gordon, A. J. and Ford, R. A. (1972) The Chemist’s Companion, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp 445-447.
The preceding information is intended for use by experienced chemists
only. If you are not famialiar with the reagents listed, do not attempt
to use this information.