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Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing. Edition No. 7

  • ID: 5228342
  • Book
  • June 2020
  • 304 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

The expanded seventh edition, complete with new materials and updated information on existing materials for chemical protective clothing

The revised and updated seventh edition of Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing contains the most recent information on the selection, use, and care of chemical protective clothing, such as protective gloves, suits, and other garments. The seventh edition includes new selection recommendations, new materials and chemicals tested, and updated information on existing products. This accessible guide also contains the popular color-coded selection grid. The grid system indicates which materials offer protection against specific chemicals, and which do not.
Selecting the most appropriate chemical protective clothing is essential for the prevention of illnesses and injures from hazardous chemical exposure, especially where other control measures are not feasible. Written by noted experts on the topic, the book has been thoroughly revised to reflect the most recent advances in the field. The new seventh edition:

-     Offers an updated Trade Name Table with 25 product name changes, 8 new products, and 10 products deletions  

-     Includes 27 products in the Master Chemical Resistance Table with changed names and includes replaces outdated products with important new ones

-     Contains new selection recommendations (color codes) that reflect new chemicals and additional tests

-     Includes 1,000 chemicals in the index that are linked to the UN pictograms and Risk Codes related to skin exposure

-     Provides a guide for comparing the performance of available product/barrier materials currently on the market

Written for anyone responsible for the purchase or use of protective clothing, the updated seventh edition of Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing is a pocket guide that is the only independent source for selection of chemical protective clothing.

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Important Instructions and Limitations vii

Preface ix

Section I Introduction to the Quick Selection Process 1

How to Use This Guide 1

Section II Selection and Use of Chemical Protective Clothing 5

Chemical Resistance of Protective Clothing: What Does It Mean and How to Evaluate It 5

Standards and Requirements Related to CPCs 10

The Selection Process 16

Correct Use, Care, Maintenance, and Disposal of CPCs 25

Checklist for Selection, Use, Care and Maintenance, and Disposal of Chemical Protective Clothing 29

Section III Chemical Index 31

Chemical Class Numbers 31

Chemical Names 32

Synonyms 32

Chemical Abstract Service Number: CAS # 32

Risk Codes 33

Chemical Warfare Agents 35

Section IV Selection Recommendations 107

Color Codes Used in the Tables 107

Introduction to the Trade Name Table 109

Barriers Related to the Master Chemical Resistance Table 122

Master Chemical Resistance Table 126

Section V Glossary 267

Section VI Standards for Chemical Protective Clothing 283

Section VII Manufacturers of Chemical Protective Clothing 291

Introduction 291

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Krister Forsberg Lidingo, Sweden.

Ann Van den Borre
Norman Henry, III
James P. Zeigler
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