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Document ID (ISN)34137
CIS number 80-1616
ISBN(s) 3-540-09352-4
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hommel G.
Title Handbook of dangerous substances
Original title Handbuch der gefährlichen Güter [in German]
Bibliographic information Springer-Verlag, Heidelberger Platz 3, D-1000 Berlin 33, rearranged and updated edition, 1980. 1100p.(not paginated). 253 ref. Price: DM.246.00.
Abstract Collection of 414 data sheets on chemical substances, giving vital information for transporters and emergency services, in case of transport accidents, to limit the consequences for man and the environment. Presented as a loose-leaf register, it contains a general section with instructions for use of data sheets and details of measures to be taken, lists of indicator tubes, toxicological information centres and hospitals for severe burns, classification of dangerous substances and description of the system of marking tank vehicles. Alphabetical index of German, English and French names and synonyms. A separate sheet is devoted to each substance, with a multicoloured symbol ("danger diamond") for immediate identification of the hazard involved (health, fire, reaction, extinction). The data sheets give information on: physical properties, flammability and explosibility data, reactions with air and water, health hazards, olfactory threshold and exposure limit, measures in case of an accident, first aid, medical notes.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; chemical products; transport of materials; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; threshold limit values; fire hazards; chemical reactions; toxic substances; data sheet; first aid; pollution control; danger symbols; health hazards; explosion hazards
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials