Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens

Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens

5th Edition - April 1, 2000

Write a review

  • Author: Richard Pohanish
  • eBook ISBN: 9780815519041

Purchase options

Purchase options
DRM-free (PDF)
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out

Institutional Subscription

Free Global Shipping
No minimum order

Description

For more than a quarter century, Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens has proven to be among the most reliable, easy-to-use and essential reference works on hazardous materials. Sittig's 5th Edition remains the lone comprehensive work providing a vast array of critical information on the 2,100 most heavily used, transported, and regulated chemical substances of both occupational and environmental concern.Information is the most vital resource anyone can have when dealing with potential hazardous substance accidents or acts of terror. Sittig's provides extensive data for each of the 2,100 chemicals in a uniform format, enabling fast and accurate decisions in any situation. The chemicals are presented alphabetically and classified as a carcinogen, hazardous substance, hazardous waste, or toxic pollutant. This new edition contains extensively expanded information in all 28 fields for each chemical (see table of contents) and has been updated to keep pace with world events. Chemicals classified as WMD have been included in the new edition as has more information frequently queried by first responders and frontline industrial safety personnel.

Key Features

*Includes and references European chemical identifiers and regulations.
*The only single source reference that provides such in-depth information for each chemical.
*The two volume set is designed for fast and accurate decision making in any situation.

Readership

All safety and environmental health and

Table of Contents

  • Volume 1
    Preface
    How to Use this book
    Bibliography
    Key to Abbreviation and Acronyms
    Chemical Records: Entries A-K
    Volume II
    Chemical Records: Entries L-Z
    Oxidizing Materials
    Carcinogens--confirmed and suspected
    Glossary
    Chemical Synonym and Trade Name Cross-Index
    CAS Number Cross-Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 3000
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © William Andrew 2008
  • Published: April 1, 2000
  • Imprint: William Andrew
  • eBook ISBN: 9780815519041

About the Author

Richard Pohanish

Richard P. Pohanish is the author or co-author of more than twenty books in the environmental health, safety, chemistry, and engineering fields. Active in the information and publishing business for almost half a century, Mr Pohanish is president and publisher of Chem-Data Systems and author of Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens.

Affiliations and Expertise

Richard P. Pohanish is president and publisher of Chem-Data Systems and author of Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens.

Ratings and Reviews

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for "Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens"