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Document ID (ISN)38758
CIS number 82-2057
Year 1981
Convention or series no. NSC Data Sheet I-214-81
Title The caustic liquor room
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Il.60611, USA, revised 1981. 4p. Illus.
Abstract Sequence of operations for caustic liquor in a sulfate pulp mill where cooking liquors are made or reconverted for use in processing wood chips by cooking in digesters. Use of lime and attendant hazards; green liquor; chemical splash hazards; emergency shower and eye wash facilities; white liquor; black liquor; preventive maintenance to eliminate possibility of liquor leakage; sampling points; guarding of openings into tanks and vats at floor level; splash aprons and other protective clothing (cotton material, rubber footwear, as alkalis attack wool and leather); access (ladders, platforms, catwalks).
Descriptors (primary) USA; pulp and paper industry; caustic substances
Descriptors (secondary) overhead walkways and platforms; floor openings; digesters; liquids handling; lime; data sheet; emergency showers; eye irrigation; personal protective equipment; sulfates; leak detection; preventive maintenance
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alkaline materials
Paper and paper products industry