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Hazardous Chemical Safety Reference Guide
from C.H.I.P.S.

HazMat Data
for First Response, Transportation, Storage
and Security

Second Edition
by Richard P. Pohanish


As a clearly organized, comprehensive handbook, HazMat Data provides first responders, industrial health and safety professionals, and transportation specialists with the far-reaching, in-depth, and relevant information required for controlling the effects and aftermath of chemical incidents.

This newly updated and revised Second Edition of HazMat Data offers professionals dealing with hazardous materials high-quality critical data to meet all of today's threats and contingencies. With approximately 200 new entries, this resource now covers nearly 1,450 chemicals. Included among these are chemical warfare agents relevant to the post-9/11 world and security environment.

Each record features sections with information on:

  • Name—Includes synonyms and Spanish-language synonyms
  • Identification—Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registry number, formula, U.S. Department of Transportation ID number, proper shipping name, and reportable quantity (RQ)
  • Description—Characteristics and hazard classification
  • Physical and chemical properties
  • Emergency response
  • Exposure—Short-term observable effects, treatments, and additional medical notes
  • Health hazards
  • Fire data
  • Chemical reactivity
  • Environmental data—Food chain concentration potential and water pollution
  • Shipping information
  • National Academy of Sciences (NAS) hazard classification for bulk water transportation

HazMat Data 2nd Edition brings together essential safety information from multiple sources, agencies, and regulatory bodies to create an invaluable reference for industrial, transportation, environmental, first response, and federal and state agency personnel.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Conversion Factors
  • International Code of Signals Phonetic Alphabet
  • Guide to Compatibility of Chemicals
  • Key to Abbreviations, Symbols, and Acronyms

  • Chemical Records A to Z

  • Appendix A: Emergency Response
  • Appendix B: List of Marine Pollutants
  • Appendix C: Synonym and Trade Name Index
  • Appendix D: CAS Number Index
  • Appendix E: Chemicals Likely Involved in Terrorist Incidents

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HazMat Data for First Response, Transportation,
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by Richard P. Pohanish
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