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Document ID (ISN)65010
CIS number 95-1477
ISBN(s) 0-902167-61-8
Year 1994
Convention or series no. Library of Fire Safety Vol.2
Author(s) Jerome I.
Loss Prevention Council
Title Fire and hazardous substances
Bibliographic information Fire Protection Association, 140 Aldersgate St., London EC1A 4HX, United Kingdom, 1994. 434p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 45.00.
Abstract This handbook provides basic reference information concerning the behaviour of hazardous substances in fires. Contents: the physics and chemistry of fire; classification of fires; safe storage of flammable liquids; safe storage and use of liquefied petroleum gas; directory of hazardous substances (the main section of the book, with approx. 190 datasheets on hazardous substances, with information on: uses, hazards, precautions, fire fighting, characteristics, UN number, Hazchem code).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; fire protection; major hazards; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) compendium; data sheet; liquefied petroleum gas; flammable liquids
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Major hazards