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Document ID (ISN)33840
CIS number 80-1310
ISSN - Serial title National Safety News
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Title Carbon dioxide.
Bibliographic information Data Sheet 1-682-80, National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, USA. Feb. 1980, Vol.121, No.2, p.69-71. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Properties (heavier than air; hazardous chemical reactions); sources (by-products of industrial processes; natural gas wells); commercial uses in solid, liquid and gaseous state); storage and shipping; hazards (in grain silos, wine fermentation vats, bulk flour containers; ships' holds containing fish or cereals liable to decay); toxicity; U.S. TLV (TWA): 5,000ppm for 8-h workday (ACGIH); short-term exposure limit (TLV-STEL): 15,000ppm; hazard controls (exhaust ventilation; CO2 testing of manholes; confined spaces (especially where there is a possibility of oxidation of organic material); respiratory protective equipment; first aid.
Descriptors (primary) USA; toxic gases; carbon dioxide
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; threshold limit values; carbonated beverages; confined spaces; bulk storage bins; gas freeing; first aid; respirators; data sheet; ship holds
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Carbon dioxide
Inorganic substances