Destruction of Hazardous Chemicals in the Laboratory / Edition 2

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An updated collection of detailed procedures used to degrade and dispose of a broad range of hazardous chemicals whether in bulk quantities, solutions in various solvents or spills. This edition features new chapters on the removal of metal ions and biological stains from solution; the degradation of mycotoxins, enzyme inhibitors, polycyclic heterocyclic hydrocarbons and highly reactive reagents such as butyllithium, peracids and phosgene as well as the use of much less hazardous reagents including molecular sieves. A list of hazardous compounds indexed by name, molecular formula and CAS Registry Number offers ready access to the data.

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Editorial Reviews

A collection of detailed procedures that can be used to degrade and dispose of a wide variety of hazardous chemicals. The procedures described are applicable to both laboratory and bulk quantities, and to solutions in varying solvents. Methods for cleaning up spills and solvents for wipe tests to ensure complete surface decontamination are frequently indicated. This edition 1st ed., 1990 has been expanded and updated to broaden the scope of chemicals treated and to include new and modified procedures and alternatives to the use of some highly toxic materials. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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“The book provides a good survey on destruction methods suitable for small and medium sized laboratories. The well-structured writing style provides an interesting textbook, helpful for every laboratory technician, and a reference book for supervisors responsible for the laboratory work.” (Materials and Corrosion, 1 August 2012)

“The writing is clear and precise, molecular structures and diagrams are clearly labelled, and procedures appear to be up-to-date, efficient, and adaptable . . . Summing Up: Essential. Graduate students through professionals/practitioners in academic, commercial, or industrial chemical laboratories.” (Choice, 1 November 2012)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471573999
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/14/1994
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 520
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Meet the Author

George Lunn, PhD, has been working as a review chemist for the FDA's Office of New Drug Quality Assessment since 1996. Previously, he was a senior research scientist in the Environmental Control and Research Program at the NCI-Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center. He has written nine books and over sixty papers and review articles.

Eric B. Sansone, PhD, was the director of the Environmental Control and Research Program at the NCI-Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center until his retirement. He has also worked as a consultant in industrial hygiene and air pollution control for a widely diversified group of industries, law firms, universities, and governmental agencies. He has published many articles on the assessment of risk in cancer research.

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Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

Acid Halides and Anhydrides.


Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals.

Antineoplastic Alkylating Agents.

Aromatic Amines.


Biological Stains.

Boron Trifluoride and Inorganic Fluorides.


Calcium Carbide.

Carbamic Acid Esters.



Complex Metal Hydrides.


Dimethyl Sulfate and Related Compounds.


Heavy Metals.


Mitomycin C. Nitrosourea Drugs.

Ochratoxin A. Organic Nitriles.


Peroxides and Hydroperoxides.

Picric Acid.

Protease Inhibitors.

Sodium Amide.

Sulfur-Containing Compounds.

Uranyl Compounds.



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