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Document ID (ISN)21575
CIS number 74-1639
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Title Beryllium (Be).
Bibliographic information Data Sheet 562, Revision A (extensive), National Safety Council, 425 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA, 1972. 6p. Illus. 21 ref. Price: US-$0.50.
Abstract Properties, sources and uses of beryllium, shipping and storage, fire hazards, health hazards, occupational exposure standards (threshold limit value of 2µg/m3 air), area control, housekeeping, local exhaust systems, personal protective equipment, employee training, medical control, beryllium reclamation and waste disposal.
Descriptors (primary) USA; metalworking industry; beryllium
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; data sheet; threshold limit values; fire hazards; symptoms; transport of materials; explosion hazards; bagging; storage; exhaust ventilation; first aid; personal protective equipment; health hazards; medical examinations; uses; disposal of harmful waste
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry
Inorganic substances