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Document ID (ISN)73845
CIS number 99-2024
Year 1998
Convention or series no. HSE Plastics Processing Sheet No.1
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Fire and explosion risks from pentane in expandable polystyrene (EPS)
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Sep. 1998. 3p. 3 ref.
Abstract Topics: pentane; polystyrene; data sheet; expanded plastics; explosion hazards; explosive atmospheres; fire hazards; fire protection; hazard evaluation; plastics industry; sources of ignition; storage.
Descriptors (primary) pentane; polystyrene; plastics industry; explosion hazards; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) expanded plastics; sources of ignition; explosive atmospheres; data sheet; hazard evaluation; fire protection; storage
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Plastics industry
Explosions
Fires
Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons