<:st> Along with "Patty", and to a lesser degree "Bretherick",
"Sax" is found at the heart of any respectable industrial
hygiene-hazmat reference collection. Since the eighth edition of
1992, Lewis & crew have revised 66% of the old and added 2,000
entries (chiefly derived from EPA's "TSCA Inventory". The major
index contains some 125,000 terms pointing to 20,000 substances with
notable reactivity and/or health or environmental implications.
Earlier editions of this classic are reviewed in detail in "American
Reference Books Annual", with endorsements in "BCL3, Guide to
Reference Books," and "Scientific and Technical Information
Sources"). VNR is also offering a CD-ROM version at the same price.
Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.