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Document ID (ISN)44593
CIS number 85-1341
ISBN(s) 92-832-11545
Year 1983
Convention or series no. IARC Scientific Publications 54
Author(s) Castegnaro M., Ellen G., Lafontaine M., van der Plas H.C., Sansons E.B., Tucker S.P.
Title Laboratory decontamination and destruction of carcinogens in laboratory wastes: some hydrazines
Bibliographic information International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 Cours Albert-Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 1983. 95p. 140 ref. Price: SF.20.00.
Abstract This monograph covers: hydrazine, methylhydrazine, 1,1-dimethylhydrazine, 1,2-dimethylhydrazine, procarbazine hydrochloride. Four reagents are proposed for eliminating the carcinogenic potential of these compounds: nickel-aluminium alloys in potassium hydroxide solution; potassium permanganate in aqueous sulfuric acid; potassium iodate; hypochlorites.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; carcinogens; 1,2-dimethylhydrazine; 1,1-dimethylhydrazine; hydrazine; methylhydrazine; laboratory work
Descriptors (secondary) IARC; procarbazine hydrochloride; description of technique; biological hazards; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal