Handbook of Hazardous Chemical Properties

By

  • Nicholas P Cheremisinoff, Consulting Engineer, Ph.D. (Ch.E.). Consulting engineer

This volume provides extensive health (toxicological) and safety handling information and data on over 1,000 chemicals of commercial and industrial importance.This volume will provide extensive health (toxicological) and safe-handling information and data on more than 1000 chemicals of commercial and industrial importance. It provides chemical specific information pertinent to safe handling and transportation of chemicals, worker protection, emergency response information to address spills, explosions on fire situations, and chemical stability/reactivity data. It is designed as a standard reference handbook for chemical engineers, safety engineers, toxicologists, fire safety specialists, chemists, laboratory and plant technicians.
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Audience

Health and safety personnel, emergency response staff, industrial chemists, chemical engineers, and process and plant safety engineers and designers

 

Book information

  • Published: September 1999
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7209-2

Reviews

. . .serves as an excellent resource for emergency responders. -Safety & Health This text should be considered a valuable addition to any safety and health professional's library. The text is easy to use and contains a lot of information about each chemical not normally found in a single source. -Safety & Health



Table of Contents

Preface; Abbreviations: Dozens of specific chemicals alphabetically arranged; Glossary of Terms; Hazardous Chemical Property Entries: For each Chemical Designation Entry there are five data fields: Observable Charateristics, Physical and Chemical Properties, Health Hazards Information, Fire Hazards, Chemical Reactivity; Synonyms Index