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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Acrylic Acid Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 104
Acrylic acid is a colourless liquid with an irritating acrid odour at room temperature and pressure. Its odour threshold is low (0.20-3.14 mg/rn3). It is miscible in water and most organic solvents.
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.
Cypermethrin Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide No. 22
This is a companion volume to Environmental Health Criteria 82: Cypermethrin. The Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) documents produced by the International Programme on Chemical Safety include an assessment of the effects ...
Nickel, Nickel Carbonyl, and some Nickel Compounds Health and Safety Guide 62
Nickel is a naturally occurring, shiny, light-coloured metal with high electrical and thermal conductivities. It is resistant to corrosion by air, water, and alkalis, but reacts with dilute oxidizing agents.