As a clearly organized, comprehensive handbook, the first edition of HazMat Data has provided 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, Second 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.
How to Use this Book.
International Code of Signals Phonetic Alphabet.
Guide to Compatibility of Chemicals.
Exceptions to the Chart.
Key to Abbreviations, Symbols, and Acronyms.
Chemical Records A to Z.
Appendix A. Emergency Response.
Appendix B. List of Marine Pollutants (§172.101 Appendix B).
Appendix C. Synonym and Trade Name Index.
Appendix D. CAS Number Index.
Appendix E. Chemicals Likely Involved in Terrorist Incidents.
" an excellent reference material for the ′all incident′ type hazardous materials incident response teams .should have a place on any Emergency Management Agency command vehicle." (Chemical Health & Safety, November/December 2004)
"This book 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." (Energy Sources, August 2004)
"In my opinion, the book is an excellent source of information on chemicals, their hazards and safe response thereto." (Journal of Hazardous Materials, 109, 2004)
"The newly updated and revised second edition of HazMat Data is an invaluable reference for industrial, transportation, environmental, first response, and federal and state agency personnel dealing with hazardous materials. (Natural Hazard Observer, May 2004)