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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.
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 ...
Isobenzan Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 61
Isobenzan is a whitish to light-brown crystalline powder, with a mild chemical odour. It is relatively stable to acids, but liable to dehydrochlorination under strongly alkaline conditions. Solubility in organic solvents: ...
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 ...
Paraquat Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide51
Pure paraquat salts are white and the technical products, yellow. They are crystalline, odourless, hygroscopic powders. Paraqual is slightly soluble in alcohol and practically insoluble in organic solvents. Paraquat is ...
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 ...
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 ...