|Document ID (ISN)||56591|
|Convention or series no.
||Guidance Note CS 21
Health and Safety Executive
||The storage and handling of organic peroxides
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 15p. Illus. 18 ref.
||This guidance note applies to commercially available organic peroxides packaged in accordance with the British Approved Code of Practice, Packaging of Dangerous Substances for Conveyance by Road (CIS 88-1722). It does not cover storage in either tank or intermediate bulk containers, nor formulations with a peroxide content of less than 10%. Contents: properties and hazards of organic peroxides; principal storage recommendations; flammability types; storage requirements for various types and quantities of peroxides; minimum separation distances for detached stores holding more than 150kg of peroxides; marking and labelling; store management; handling; emergency procedures and training; legislation relating to the handling of hazardous substances and the control of major accident hazards. An appendix lists various organic peroxides with their flammability type and other data.
||United Kingdom; organic peroxides; explosion hazards; handling and storage; fire hazards
||explosive substances; flammable substances; list of chemical substances; warning notices; cold storage; first aid; major hazards; legislation; data sheet; fire resisting structures
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)