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Document ID (ISN)39445
CIS number 83-451
Year 1982
Convention or series no. Arbeidsinspectie P 104
Labour Inspectorate (Arbeidsinspectie)
Title Bromine - Safe handling in ports
Original title Broom - Veilige behandeling in de haven [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid, Postbus 69, 2270 MA Voorburg, Netherlands, 2nd edition 1983. 10p. Price: Glds.0.50.
Abstract Contents of this data sheet: physical and chemical properties; hazards (toxicity and health damage, symptoms, strongly oxidising effect); rules for transport and containers; declaration on docking and preparations for unloading; safety measures (tanks, cylinders, etc. containing bromine should be kept well away from any source of heat; testing for leakage and repair of leaks; fire fighting; prevention of poisoning incidents, use of respirators, storage of bromine in containers; slinging of cylinders and tanks; first aid in case of contact with skin or eyes, or inhalation); marking of containers.
Descriptors (primary) Netherlands; toxic substances; bromine; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; corrosive substances; oxidizing substances; fire hazards; toxicology; data sheet; loading and unloading; respirators; hazard identification; safe working methods; transport of materials
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Halogens and their inorganic compounds
Water transportation