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Document ID (ISN)49907
CIS number 88-1307
ISBN(s) 0-11-883513-0
Year 1985
Convention or series no. Guidance Note CS 9
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Bulk storage and use of liquid carbon dioxide: hazards and procedures
Bibliographic information HMSO Sales, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, June 1985. 6p. 3 ref.
Abstract This guidance note contains information on the hazards arising from the bulk storage of liquid carbon dioxide and gives general advice on appropriate precautionary measures and control techniques. Contents: uses of liquid carbon dioxide; physical and chemical properties; toxicity; recommended exposure limits; design and construction of storage vessels; operating conditions of liquid carbon dioxide tanks; pressure relief; tank filling; transfer of liquid carbon dioxide from road tanker to storage tank; vaporisers; siting of storage tanks; relief of storage tanks; inspection and maintenance; delivery routine, operator protection; statutory requirements.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; health hazards; bulk liquid containers; carbon dioxide
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; periodical checks; threshold limit values; safety devices; liquefied gases; pressure vessels; vaporizers; transfer of liquids and gases; maintenance; tank trucks; storage tanks; limitation of exposure; emergency organization; personal protective equipment; data sheet; neurotoxic effects
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Carbon dioxide
Inorganic substances