Comprehensive Guide to the Hazardous Properties of Chemical Substances

ISBN-10: 0471714585

ISBN-13: 9780471714583

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Pradyot Patnaik

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The definitive guide to the hazardous properties of chemical compounds Correlating chemical structure with toxicity to humans and the environment, and the chemical structure of compounds to their hazardous properties, A Comprehensive Guide to the Hazardous Properties of Chemical Substances, Third Edition allows users to assess the toxicity of a substance even when no experimental data exists. Thus, it bridges the gap between hazardous materials and chemistry. Extensively updated and expanded, this reference: Examines organics, metals and inorganics, industrial solvents, common gases, particulates, explosives, and radioactive substances, covering everything from toxicity and carcinogenicity to flammability and explosive reactivity to handling and disposal practices Arranges hazardous chemical substances according to their chemical structures and functional groups for easy reference Includes updated information on the toxic, flammable, and explosive properties of chemical substances Covers additional metals in the chapters on toxic and reactive metals Updates the threshold exposure limits in the workplace air for a number of substances Features the latest information on industrial solvents and toxic and flammable gases Includes numerous tables, formulas, and a glossary for quick reference Because it provides information that enables those with a chemistry background to perform assessments without prior data, this comprehensive reference appeals to chemists, chemical engineers, toxicologists, and forensic scientists, as well as industrial hygienists, occupational physicians, Hazmat professionals, and others in related fields.
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Book details

List price: $235.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/25/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1060
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

Pradyot Patnaik, PhD, is the Director of the Environmental Chemistry Laboratory of the Interstate Environmental Commission at Staten Island, New York, and a research investigator at the Center for Environmental Science of the City University of New York at the College of Staten Island. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology at Newark and at the Community College of Philadelphia. Dr. Patnaik is the author of Handbook of Environmental Analysis, Handbook of Inorganic Chemicals, and Deans' Analytical Chemistry Handbook, Second Edition.

Preface
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Glossary
Physical Properties of Compounds and Hazardousw Characteristics
Toxic Properties of Chemical Substances
Target Organs and Toxicology
Cancer-Causing Chemicals
Teratogenic Substances
Habit-Forming Addictive Substances
Flammable and Combustible Properties of Chemical Substances
Explosive Characteristics of Chemical Substances
Peroxide-Forming Substance
Chemical Warfare Agents
Biological Warfare Agents and Bioterrorism
Acids, Carboxylic
Acids, Mineral
Acids, Peroxy
Alcohols
Aldehydes
Alkalies
Alkaloids
Amines, Aliphatic
Amines, Aromatic
Asbestos
Azo Dyes
Chlorohydrins
Cyanides, Organic (Nitriles)
Cyanides, Inorganic
Dioxin and Related Compounds
Epoxy Compounds
Esters
Ethers
Gases, Common Toxic and Flammable
Glycol Ethers
Haloethers
Halogenated Hydrocarbons
Halogen, Halogen Oxides, and Interhalgen Compounds
Heterocyclic Compounds
Hydrocarbons, Aliphatic and Alicyclic
Hydrocarbons, Aromatic
Industrial Solvents
Isocyanates, Organic
Ketones
Metal Acetylides and Fulminates
Metal
Metal Alkyls
Metal Azides
Metal Carbonyls
Metal Hydrides
Metals, Reactive
Metals, Toxic
Mustard Gas and Sulfur Mustards
Nerve Gases
Nitro Explosives
Oxidizers
Particulates
Peroxides, Organic
Pesticides and Herbicides: Classification, Structure, and Analysis
Pesticides, Carbamate
Pesticides, Organochlorine
Pesticides, Organophosphorus
Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy Acid
Herbicides, Triazine
Herbicides, Urea
Phenols
Phosphorus and Its Compounds
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Radon and Radioactive Substances
Sulfate Esters
Sulfur-Containing Organics (Miscellaneous)
Miscellaneous Substances
Federal Regulations
IARC List of Carcinogenic Agents (Update 2006)
NTP List of Catcinogens (2004) 11th Annual Report
Chemical Substances - CAS Registry Number Index
CAS Registry Number - Chemical Substances Index
Subject Index
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