Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference

Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference

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Derived from the Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials database, this working guide provides detailed hazard information on some 6,000 chemical substances commonly encountered in the workplace, industry, laboratories, and the environment. This edition adds 900 new entries their inclusion based on toxicity, fire and explosion hazard, or importance in industry. All other entries have been revised and updated and many contain new information on physical properties. The author has given careful consideration to the EPA's TSCA inventory. Each entry concludes with a safety profile, a textual summary of the hazards presented by the entry. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
The Fifth Edition of Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference contains Safety Profiles, synonyms, physical properties, standards, and recommendations of government agencies for approximately 5,000 chemicals deemed both important and potentially hazardous by the international scientific community. Substances were chosen on the basis of meeting a variety of criteria, including: having an OSHA standard; have in ACGIH TLV; listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer Groups 1 through 4 assessments; listed on the NTP Ninth Report on Carcinogens; having a German Research Society's MAK or BAT listing; and having especially dangerous toxic, reactive, or fire properties.

Publisher: New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1993
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780442014087
Branch Call Number: 604.7 LEW
Characteristics: xviii, 1742 p. ; 26 cm


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