Regulatory Chemicals Handbook

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Arranged alphabetically and by CAS number, the Handbook serves as a quick and convenient reference guide to more than 750 chemical pollutants The Regulatory Chemicals Handbook provides a wealth of data on over 185 hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), more than 125 priority water pollutants (PWPs), and some 450 chemicals listed by the Occupational, Safety, and Health Administration (OSHA). Fields of information for the HAPs contain: CAS #/DOT # Synonyms Physical Properties Chemical Properties Exposure Routes Human Health Risks Hazard Risk Measurement Methods Applicable Regulations Major Uses Storage Fire Fighting Exposure Guidelines Personal Protection Spill Clean Up General Comments Health Symptoms Key References Fields of information for the PWPs contain: CAS #/DOT # Synonyms Physical Properties Chemical Properties Biological Properties Bioaccumulation Origin/Industry Sources/Uses Toxicity Exposure Routes Regulatory Status Probable Fate Treatability/Removability Key References Fields of information for the OSHA chemicals contain: CAS # / DOT # Synonyms Physical Properties Chemical Properties Explosion and Fire Concerns Health Symptoms First Aid Human Toxicity Data Acute Health Risks Chronic Health Risks Exposure Guidelines Personal Protection Spill Clean-Up Disposal and Storage Methods Regulatory Information Other Comments Key References Comprehensive in scope and content, the Regulatory Chemicals Handbook is a must-have desktop reference for all chemical, civil, environmental, pollution control, and occupational health and safety engineers; health and safety officers in government and industry; industrial hygienists and toxicologists; environmental regulators; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.

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Chemical engineers have assembled a hefty reference with data on 750 hazardous air pollutants, priority water pollutants, and chemicals listed by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the three main classes of hazardous materials. An appendix listing chemicals by Chemical Abstracts Service registry number refers to entries in the primary alphabetical section. Among the information provided is chemical formula; identification numbers; synonyms; physical, chemical, and biological properties; bioaccumulation; origin, industry, sources, and uses; toxicity; exposure routes; regulatory status; probable fate; treatability and removability; and key references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824703905
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/28/2000
  • Series: Chemical Industries Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 1072
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Using this book; hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) entries; priority water pollutants (PWPs) entries; occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) entries. Appendices: alphabetical list; CAS number cross-reference list.

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