Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing / Edition 5

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Chemical Protective Clothing is the last line of defence for protecting the skin, so care must be taken to ensure it provides the protection expected. This one-stop guidebook provides users with the latest information on selection, use and care of Chemical Protective Clothing including protective gloves, suits, and other garments. There is no other independent source of information on the market, which updates on a regular basis. This new edition has been fully extended to cover all the latest advances in the protective clothing industry, and now boasts colour-coded selection recommendations, to aid the user further in achieving a safer workflow.

Selection & use of chemical protective clothing, chemical index, selection recommendations, standards for clothing.

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Editorial Reviews

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"...a valuable field reference..." (Veterinary and Human Toxicology, Vol. 45, No. 2, April 2003)

"...it belongs out in the field or out in the shop where it will be used...a good, non nonsense reference, exactly where you want and need no nonsense." (Facilities Manager, May 2003)

"The 4th edition of this guide...is welcome...it assists workers, supervisors, safety and health professionals, spill responders, industrial hygienists, and others in the initial selection of protective clothing materials against specific chemical challenges..." (Journal of Hazardous Materials, Vol. 99, 2003)

"...a very useful guide to safety professionals and emergency response personnel..." (Hazmat & Environment Notes, April 2003)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470146811
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/25/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 8.19 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

KRISTER FORSBERG is an internationally recognized expert on protective clothing. He has been an active member of ASTM Committee F23 on Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment and convenor of EN 374—Chemical and micro-organism within CEN/TC162. ANN VAN DEN BORRE is currently active as Sr. Technical Manager at Ansell Healthcare, advising customers to find the best solution. She has been working in this Personal Protective Equipment sector for 15 years. With a Master of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Ann has specialized in chemical protective clothing materials and the mechanism of permeation breakthrough. NORMAN HENRY III is a retired DuPont Senior Research Chemist and Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). He was active in ASTM Committee F23 on Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment during the development of the permeation test method F-739, is a member of AIHA's Protective Clothing and Equipment committee, and has expertise in protective clothing testing and evaluation. JAMES P. ZEIGLER spent 19 years working on chemical protective apparel materials at DuPont before retiring in 2011. Dr. Zeigler was co-inventor of many of DuPont's chemical protective apparel fabrics. He is currently chairman of the ASTM chemical protective clothing sub-committee and a 21-year member of the NFPA Technical Committee for Hazardous Materials Protective Clothing and Equipment.

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Table of Contents

Sect. I Introduction 1
Sect. II Selection and Use of Chemical Protective Clothing 7
Sect. III Chemical Index 17
Sect. IV Selection Recommendations 53
Sect. V Glossary 117
Sect. VI Standards for Chemical Protective Clothing 131
Sect. VII Manufacturers of Chemical Protective Clothing 137
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