Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference

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Wiley, Jul 14, 2008 - Science - 1728 pages
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  • Offers a "safety profile" of 5000 of the most important hazardous chemicals.
  • Features unique Chemical Safety Profiles that provide a quick overview of the hazards, synonyms, and physical properties of a variety of chemicals.
  • Details government agency standards and recommendations on the handling of each chemical.
  • Includes three cross-indices to permit rapid location of a material by its Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) number, a synonym for the material, or the DOT Guide Number.
  • Features new chemical entries unavailable in previous versions.
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    About the author (2008)

    Richard J. Lewis, Sr., is a chemist with extensive experience in air and industrial pollution measurement, industrial hygiene research, and toxicological and chemical information systems. Formerly manager of information systems for the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, Lewis is the author or coauthor of a number of widely used references, including Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, Rapid Guide to Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace, Reproductively Active Chemicals, and Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, all published by Wiley.

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