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Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials CD-ROM
11th Edition
edited by Richard J. Lewis, Sr

For over 40 years, the reference has successfully fulfilled its mission to promote safety by providing the most up-to-date hazard information available.

This CD-ROM gives you fast, hands-on access to the new Eleventh Edition of the complete Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials—the most widely used and trusted resource for critical information on health and safety data, regulatory standards, toxicity, carcinogenicity, and physical properties of over 25,000 chemical substances.

With over 15,000 revised and updated entries as well as three instant locator indexes,
this new edition of Sax's includes:

  • Entry Code: Entries are indexed in order by this alphanumeric code.
  • Entry Name: A complete entry name and synonym cross-index.
  • DOT: The four-digit hazard code assigned by the U.S. DOT. A complete DOT cross-index..
  • mf: - The molecular formula.
  • mw: - The molecular weight.
  • PROP: Physical properties, including solubility and flammability data. May contain a definition of the entry.
  • SYNS: - Synonyms for the entry. Complete cross-index.
  • Toxicity Data: - Data for skin and eye irritation, mutation, teratogenic, reproductive, carcinogenic, human, and acute lethal effects.
  • Standards and Recommendations: - OSHA PEL, ACGIH TLV, DFG MAK, NIOSH REL workplace air levels, and U.S. DOT Classification and labels listed.
  • HR: - Hazard Rating indicating relative hazard for toxicity, fire, and reactivity.
  • CAS: -The American Chemical Society's Chemical Abstracts Service number.
  • Cited References: - A code which represents the cited reference for the toxicity data.
  • Consensus Reports: - Additional information to enable the reader to make evaluations of potential hazards.
  • Safety Profiles: - Text summaries of the toxicity, flammability, reactivity, incompatibility, and other dangerous properties of the entry.
  • Analytical Methods: - References to OSHA and NIOSH occupational analytical standards.


  • Approximately 26,000 entries, including over 2,500 completely new chemicals, drugs, and biological substances
  • More than 15,000 revised or updated entries
  • New carcinogenic and reproductive effects data, including the NTP 8th Annual Report on Carcinogens
  • New advanced safety profiles for handling spills, accidental exposures, and fires
  • Updated: toxicity data; OSHA and ACGIH exposure limits; and information on chemicals containing pesticides or lead
  • Revised NIOSH REL workplace air limits
  • Hazard Rating number assigned to each substance
  • CAS Registry Numbers for more than 21,334 entries
  • 108,000 domestic and international synonyms
  • 3 Instant Locator Indexes: CAS Number Cross Index; Synonyms Cross-Index; U.S. Department of Transportation Cross-Index
  • OSHA and NIOSH occupational analytical methods, referenced by name or number, for over 700 chemical entries
  • ACGIH TLVs and BEIs reflect the latest recommendations as well as intended changes
  • German MAK and BAT reflect the latest recommendations
  • Department of Transportation classifications reflect HM-181 legislation

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Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials
Eleventh Edition

edited by Richard J. Lewis, Sr

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