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Document ID (ISN)37948
CIS number 82-1054
Year 1982
Convention or series no. Arbeidsinspectie P 90
Author(s)
Labour Inspectorate, Directorate-General of Labour (Arbeidsinspectie, Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid)
Title Hydrogen sulfide - Safe handling in ports
Original title Zwavelwaterstof - Veilige behandeling in de haven [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Postbus 69, 2270 MA Voorburg, Netherlands, 2nd edition 1982. 10p. Price: Glds.0.50.
Abstract Contents of this data sheet: physical and chemical properties; hazards (toxicity and health damage, symptoms, risk of leakage, fire and overpressure if temperature increases rapidly); rules for transport and containers; declaration on docking and preparations for unloading; safety measures (tanks, cylinders, etc. containing hydrogen sulfide under pressure should be kept well away from any source of heat); testing for leakage and repairing leaks; prevention of poisoning incidents, use of respirators, storage of hydrogen sulfide under pressure; slinging of cylinders; first aid in case of contact with skin or eyes, or inhalation); marking of containers.
Descriptors (primary) Netherlands; dock work; toxic substances; flammable substances; hydrogen sulfide
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; toxicology; transport of materials; loading and unloading; data sheet; respirators; hazard identification; safe working methods; elimination of spills
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Water transportation