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Document ID (ISN)60772
CIS number 93-1679
ISSN - Serial title 1054-8793 - NFPA Journal
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Donahue M.L.
Title CHEMTREC. A vital link in chemical emergencies
Bibliographic information May-June 1993. Vol.87, No.3, p.86-90.
Abstract The services offered by CHEMTREC (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center) are described. CHEMTREC is a public service established by the US Chemical Manufacturers Association (CMA). Resources available through the centre include an emergency response mutual-aid network, a medical emergency assistance network, a nonemergency information service and emergency response training. A reference library of material safety data sheets and other resources is maintained. Details on how to contact CHEMTREC are provided.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; USA; information services; emergency organization; major hazards; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; safety and health documentation; supply of information; harmful substances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials
Major hazards
Safety and health information
Chemical industry