More than 3400 chemicals verified or suspected as carcinogens are listed in this massive sourcebook. Data on each chemical are drawn from leading cancer research and regulatory agencies, and based on animal experiments, human case histories, or conclusions of expert review groups. Each entry contains experimental data relating to the carcinogenicity or mutagenicity of the entry with literature citations, and includes the conclusions of IARC, OSHA, ACGIH, DFG MAK, and NIOSH. Indexes are provided on human tumor sites, synonyms, CAS numbers, and a complete reference list is included.
Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference Second Edition By Richard J. Lewis, Sr., 1100 pages, 7 × 10, ISBN 0–442–00497–4
This complete update and revision of the renowned First Edition provides immediate access to vital information on approximately 5000 hazardous chemicals and compounds commonly used in industry, manufacturing, laboratories, and the workplace. Entries feature a concise review of toxicity and other hazards, including a helpful 1–to–3 hazard rating, important reference information such as chemical synonyms and CAS, NIOSH, and DOT number identifiers, standards for exposure limits, and general physical properties. The toxic and hazard review paragraph for each entry offers a detailed analysis of poisonous, irritant, corrosive, explosive, and carcinogenic properties. The entries provide a reliable guide to a full spectrum of short term and chronic human health effects associated with improper handling and exposure to these chemicals.
Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials Seventh Edition By N. Irving Sax and Richard J. Lewis, Sr., 4283 pages, 3 volumes, 8 1/2 × 11, ISBN 0–442–28020–3
This classic reference has been thoroughly revised and updated. It now provides more than 20,000 chemical entries, as compared to 18,000 entries offered in the Sixth Edition. Every entry has been reviewed and brought up–to–date, with physical properties checked, clinical data reviewed, synonyms added, and cross–references to the latest issues of Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials Report included. Exposure standards have also been revised and expanded to include OSHA PELS, ACGIH Threshold Limit Values, Short– Term Exposure Limits, Biological Exposure Indices, and Maximum Allowable Concentrations (from the German Research Institute).
Food Additives Handbook By Richard J. Lewis, Sr., 600 pages, 6 7/8 × 10, ISBN 0–442–20508–2
More than 1350 food additives, including direct and indirect additives, packaging materials, and pesticide residue, are covered in this handbook. Wide–ranging information on each additive includes physical properties, generic use, foods where used, hazards to the consumer and worker who handles large quantities and usage regulations. Key data are provided on unintentional additionals.