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Document ID (ISN)26102
CIS number 76-1916
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title Caution - Inorganic metal cleaners can be dangerous.
Bibliographic information HEW Publication No.(NIOSH)76-110, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, 1975. 21p. Illus.
Abstract This profusely illustrated booklet, intended as a handy information sheet for workers, deals with the following points: uses of inorganic acids and caustics in metalworking; chemical burn hazards and other health hazards (causes and symptoms); preventive measures (handling, dispensing, mixtures, storage; dangerous chemical reactions; correct ways to clean up spills; local exhaust ventilation; protective clothing and respirators); first aid.
Descriptors (primary) inorganic acids; metal cleaning; pickling liquors; caustic substances
Descriptors (secondary) sodium hydroxide; pickling; ammonia; cyanides; chemical reactions; storage; liquids handling; exhaust ventilation; elimination of spills; first aid; personal protective equipment; metalworking industry; health hazards; safe working methods; biological effects; chromic acid; data sheet; nitric acid
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alkaline materials
Inorganic acids