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Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition, Richard J. Lewis, Sr.
For industrial hygienists, chemists, toxicologists, safety professionals, and emergency response personnel, Richard Lewis?s quick reference has become standard equipment?a convenient, authoritative resource offering fast, reliable answers to urgent questions about hazardous chemical substances. The fourth edition is the most informative and insightful Desk Reference yet. Meticulously compiled and revised, it provides the most current and useful data available on more than 6,000 compounds commonly used in industry, manufacturing, laboratories, and the workplace. Created from the database established for the new Sax?s Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, 9th Edition, Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference presents expanded Essential Safety Profiles for each chemical, assessing its hazardous potential as a poison, irritant, corrosive, explosive, or carcinogen. Each entry in the Fourth Edition offers
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The authoritative guide to hazardous chemicals, completely revised and updated
The Fifth Edition of Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference contains Safety Profiles, synonyms, physical properties, standards, and recommendations of government agencies for approximately 5,000 chemicals deemed both important and potentially hazardous by the international scientific community. Substances were chosen on the basis of meeting a variety of criteria, including:
* Having an OSHA standard
* Having an ACGIH TLV
* Listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer Groups
1 through 4 assessments
* Listed on the NTP Ninth Report on Carcinogens
* Having a German Research Society's Mak or Bat listing
* Having especially dangerous toxic, reactive, or fire properties
The data for each entry is taken from the master file of DPIM. The Fifth Edition distinguishes itself from its predecessors by including the very latest information from a variety of international databases and organizations, while deleting entries that have proven to be the least pertinent to practitioners. As with previous incarnations, the organization of contents places a premium on providing a quick reference for individuals seeking a concise summary of a chemical's hazards. The Desk Reference remains the premier resource on hazardous chemicals for students, professors, scientists, engineers, and all professionals whose work involves managing these materials.
About the Author...
Richard J. Lewis, Sr., is a chemist with extensive experience in air and industrial pollution measurement, industrial hygiene research, and toxicological and chemical information systems. He collaborated extensively with N. Irving Sax and is the author of a number of books published by Van Nostrand Reinhold, including Sax?s Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, Eighth and Ninth Editions; Hawley?s Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Twelfth and Thirteenth Editions; and Rapid Guide to Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace, Second and Third Editions; as well as Carcinegenically Active Chemicals; Reproductively Active Chemicals; and Food Additives Handbook.
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