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Document ID (ISN)55334
CIS number 91-278
ISBN(s) 5-260-00027-7
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nikitin Ju.A.
Title Fire hazards of pesticides
Original title Požarnaja opasnost' pesticidov [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Rosagropromizdat, Kržižanovskogo ul. 15, korp. 2, 117218 Moskva, USSR, 1988. 143p. Illus. Price: SUR 0.45.
Abstract Contents: fire and explosion hazards of chemical agents for plant protection (fire hazards of preparation and application, fire and explosive characteristics of pesticides, thermal decomposition of pesticides and their self-ignition on reaction with water and oxidants, formation of hazardous mixtures in confined spaces, sources of ignition); safe storage and transportation (limitation of propagation of fires, disposal of chemicals and containers, fire safety training); special features of fire propagation and suppression in pesticide store-rooms; first aid in case of intoxication during a fire. Appendices: fire and explosion hazards of important pesticides and recommended fire-fighting devices; pesticide mixtures; example of a plan for fire-fighting in pesticide and mineral fertiliser store-rooms; model fire safety instructions for pesticide store-rooms; maintenance of fire-fighting equipment, communication devices and water supply systems.
Descriptors (primary) fire hazards; explosion hazards; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) transport of materials; storage; crop protection; fire drills; waste disposal; first aid; pesticide production; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSSR
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Agricultural chemicals