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Lindane (Gamma-HCH) Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 54
Lindane is a white, crystalline solid, with a weak, or no, odour (the characteristic smell of technical HCH is attributed to the impurities, particularly heptachlorocyclohexane). Lindane is stable to light, air, heat, ...
1,2-Dichloroethane Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 55
1,2-Dichioroethane is a colourless liquid, with a sweet taste aid a chloroform-like odour. Reportd odour thresholds are 25-450 mg/ni for perception and 162-750 mg/rn for recognition. 1,2-Dichiorethane is a volatile and ...
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 58
MIBK is a clear liquid with a sweet odour; the odour threshold is 1.64 mg/m3 (0.4 ppm). It is moderately soluble in water. MIBK can react violently with oxidizing and reducing agents. When heated, peroxides may form by ...
Trichlorfon Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 66
Trichlorfon is a colourless crystalline powder that is stable at room temperature. It is slowly hydrolysed in acid media; the half-life is 526 days at pH 1-5 and 20°C. In alkaline media, at pH 8 and 37.5 °C, it hydrolyses ...
Aldicarb Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 64
Aldicarb has a slight sulfur smell. It has a melting point of 100 °C and a specific gravity of 1.195 at 25 °C. it is soluble in water, sensitive to heat, and relatively unstable. Analytical methods for aldicarb include ...
Trimellitic Anhydride Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 71
Trimellitic anhydride is a white solid in the firm of flakes. It is readily hydrolysed in water to trimellitic acid, which is moderately soluble in water. Trimellitic anhydride is readily soluble in acetone, cyclohexanone, ...
Hydroquinone Health and Safety Guide 101
Hydroquinone is a white crystalline substance when pure and is highly soluble in water. Hydroquinone is combustible when preheated. It is a reducing agent that is reversibly oxidized to semiquinone and quinone.
Hydrazine Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 56
Anhydrous hydrazine, and aqueous solutions, are colourless liquids. Anhydrous hydrazine is a caustic, fuming, hygroscopic liquid at normal temperature and pressure. It has an ammoniacal, fishy, and pungent odour. The odour ...
Methanol Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 105
Methanol is a colourless, polar, volatile, flammable liquid with a mild alcoholic odour when pure. It decomposes on heating producing carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. Methanol reacts violently with oxidizing materials ...
Hexachlorobenzene Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 107
At ambient temperature, HCB is a white crystalline solid. Technical grade HCB is available as a wettable powder, liquid or dust. It is virtually insoluble in water, but is soluble in ether, benzene, chloroform and hot ...