The safe handling of MDI and TDI requires close attention to working practices in their transportation, storage, use and disposal. This book focuses on handling aspects, but also includes reviews of medical and environmental issues. There is detailed information on the properties, occupational and release limits and nomenclature of MDI and TDI, and on their analysis.
Gilbert International Ltd operates the Scientific Office of the International Isocyanate Institute. The Institute is wholly dedicated to safety, health and environmental issues related to MDI and TDI. The role of the editors in the institute has enabled them to draw upon contributions from over 30 international experts.
A Book of Distinction.
MDI and TDI Usage: Responsible Risk Management (D C Allport, D S Gilbert and S M Outterside).
1 MDI, TDI and the Polyurethane Industry (D C Allport, D S Gilbert and S M Outterside).
2 Handling MDI and TDI (D C Allport, et al.).
3 Health (D C Allport, P Davies, W F Diller, J E Doe, F Floc′h, H D Hoffmann, M Katoh and J P Lyon. Appendices by D I Bernstein).
4 The Environment (R E Bailey, A Gard, K H den Haan, F Heimbach, D Pemberton, H Tadokoro, M Takatsuki and Y Yakabe)
5 Supporting Sciences.
5.1 Chemistry of Manufacture of MDI and TDI (D C Allport, D S Gilbert and B Tury).
5.2 Structures and Nomenclature (D C Allport, D S Gilbert and B Tury).
5.3 Chemical Reactions of MDI and TDI (D C Allport, D S Gilbert, D Pemberton and B Tury).
5.4 Physical and Fire Properties (S M Outterside and D Pemberton).
5.5 Fire Behaviour of MDI and TDI (J F Chapman, B Cope, G Marlair and F Prager).
5.6 Occupational Exposure Limits, Stack Limits and Community Limits (D C Allport, D S Gilbert, S M Outterside and B Tury).
5.7 Sampling and Analysis (K S Brenner, V Dharmarajan and P Maddison).