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)

"...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, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/25/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 727,963
  • 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 is an active member of the ASTM F-23 "Protective Clothing" Committee. Today, Krister is the convenor of EN 374 - Chemicals and micro-organisms within CEN/TC162/WG8 "Protective Gloves." Krister is the principal of his own business, SAFETECH.

S.Z. Mansdorf, PhD, CIH, CSP, QEP, is the Director of the Safety, Hygiene, and Environment Department of L'Oreal. Zack (as he is best known) is also the past chairman of the ASTM F-23 "Protective Clothing" Committee.

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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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