Wiley Guide to Chemical Incompatibilities / Edition 3

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Wiley's Guide to Chemical Incompatibilities, Third Edition distills complicated chemical information in a convenient easy-to-use format that helps readers make safe decisions fast. Its alphabetical organization provides concise in-compatibility profiles for thousands of commonly used commercial chemicals, allowing readers to look up a given substance to instantly learn whether it is incompatible with common materials, other chemical substances, structural materials, or personal protective equipment. It provides reliable data on a substance's ability to generate toxic gases, rupture containers, cause polymerization, detonate, or form more dangerous compounds.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This is an essential reference book for anyone dealing with emergency situations involving chemicals." (Chromatographia, April 2010)

"The Wiley Guide is quite useful and contains a multitude of descriptions that are of uniform quality throughout." (Organic Chemistry Portal, March 2010)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470387634
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/17/2009
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1110
  • Sales rank: 1,428,248
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard P. Pohanish and Stanley A. Greene are authors of numerous books in the hazardous materials area including Hazardous Materials Handbook (book no longer available) and the Hazardous Substances Resource Guide which was selected by the American Library Association as a Notable Reference in 1994.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xi

How to Use this Book xiii

Key to Abbreviations, Symbols, and Acronyms xvii

Chemicals and their Incompatibilities in Alphabetical Order 1

Glossary 1099

Bibliography 1109

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