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Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing / Edition 5

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This updated Third Edition of the best-selling pocket guide includes 600 chemicals and 16 representative barrier materials used in gloves, boots, suits and other items of protective clothing. The expanded selection recommendations presented in this guide are based on Krister Forsberg's Chemical Protective Clothing Database - the most comprehensive performance data available today. Additional features in this edition include expanded discussion on selection and use, a list of testing standards, contact information for manufacturers and suppliers, and coverage of new hazardous chemicals and more complete recommendations. The Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing, Third Edition is an essential field guide for spill responders, safety engineers, industrial hygienists, chemists and chemical engineers, purchasing agents, salespeople, and workers in all industries.

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)

" 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 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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