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Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing / Edition 5

Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing / Edition 5

by Krister Forsberg, S. Z. Mansdorf


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ISBN-13: 9780470146811
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/25/2007
Edition description: REV
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

KRISTER FORSBERG is an internationally recognized experton protective clothing. He has been an active member of ASTMCommittee F23 on Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment andconvenor of EN 374—Chemical and micro-organism withinCEN/TC162. ANN VAN DEN BORRE is currently active as Sr.Technical Manager at Ansell Healthcare, advising customers to findthe best solution. She has been working in this Personal ProtectiveEquipment sector for 15 years. With a Master of EngineeringSciences in Chemistry, Ann has specialized in chemical protectiveclothing materials and the mechanism of permeation breakthrough.NORMAN HENRY III is a retired DuPont Senior Research Chemistand Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). He was active in ASTMCommittee F23 on Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment duringthe development of the permeation test method F-739, is a member ofAIHA's Protective Clothing and Equipment committee, and hasexpertise in protective clothing testing and evaluation. JAMESP. ZEIGLER spent 19 years working on chemical protectiveapparel materials at DuPont before retiring in 2011. Dr. Zeiglerwas co-inventor of many of DuPont's chemical protective apparelfabrics. He is currently chairman of the ASTM chemical protectiveclothing sub-committee and a 21-year member of the NFPA TechnicalCommittee for Hazardous Materials Protective Clothing andEquipment.

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Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
Performance Data     1
Rational for Selecting Chemical Protective Clothing     2
How to Use This Guide     4
Selection and Use of Chemical Protective Clothing     7
Introduction to Some Important Terms     7
Selection and Use of Protective Clothing     10
Ten Important Considerations for the Selection and Use of Chemical Protective Clothing     16
Checklist for Selection, Use, Care and Maintenance, and Disposal of Chemical Protective Clothing     18
Chemical Index     19
Chemical Class Numbers     19
Chemical Names     20
Synonyms     20
Chemical Abstract Service Number     20
Risk Codes     21
Chemical Warfare Agents     22
Special Notes     23
Selection Recommendations     79
Barriers     79
Important Notes     81
Color Codes     81
ASTM F1001 Guide and EN 374 Requirements     83
Application of ASTM F1001/EN 374-1 Chemical Test Battery     85
Important Notes     85
Trade Name Table     87
Important Notes     90
Master Chemical Resistance Table     91
Glossary     169
Standards for Chemical Protective Clothing     185
Manufactures of Chemical Protective Clothing     191

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