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Dichlorvos Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide No. 18
Technical dichlorvos is a colourless to amber liquid with a mild chemical odour. It is hydrolysed by water at a rate of 3% per day at room temperature. It is corrosive to iron and mild steel.The purpose of a Health and ...
Ammonia Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 37
Ammonia is a colourless acrid-smelling gas at room temperature and normal atmospheric pressure. Most people can identify its odour at 35 mg/rn3 in air. It can be stored and transported as a liquid at a pressure of 10 ...
Dimethylformamide (Dmf) - Health and Safety Guide 43
Dimethylformamide (DMF) is a colourless liquid with only a slight, unpleasant odour; smell is, therefore, not a useful warning signal. DMF is usually stable but, when it comes into contact with strong oxidizers, halogens, ...
Barium - Health and Safety Guide 46
Barium is an alkaline earth metal that occurs in nature in a combined form. It is present in rocks, minerals, soils, air, natural waters, and fossil fuels. Some barium salts (e.g., acetate, nitrate, and chloride) are quite ...
Mirex Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 39
Mirex is a white crystalline, odourless solid with a melting point of 485 °C. It is soluble in several organic solvents including tetrahydrofuran (30%), carbon disulfide (18%), chloroform (17%), and benzene (12%), but is ...
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 ...
Formaldehyde Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 57
Formaldehyde is a flammable, colourless, reactive, and readily polymerized gas at normal temperature and pressure. The heat of combustion for formaldehyde gas is 4.47 kcal/g. It forms explosive mixtures with air and oxygen ...
Hexachlorocyclopentadiene Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 63
Pure hexachiorocyclopentadiene (HEX) is a light, lemon-yellow liquid that has a pungent, musty odour. The odour threshold is reported to be 0.0014-0.0016 mg/m3. HEX is highly reactive and volatile at low temperatures. ...
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.