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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 ...
Quintozene Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide No. 23
Quintozene is a pale yellow-to-white (depending on the purity) solid with a musty odour and a melting point of 142-146 C. It is soluble in carbon disulfide, benzene, chloroform, ketones, and aromatic and chlorinated ...
Atrazine Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide No. 47
The first three sections of this Health and Safety Guide present essential technical information and the hazard evaluation. Section 4 includes advice on preventive and protective measures and emergency action; health workers ...
Employers’ Organisations and the Working Environment
The second item on the agenda of the ILO/UNEP Regional Meeting of Employers' Organisations on Environment and Development in Africa is devoted to the working environment. The present document is intended to serve as ...
Environmental Training Course for Employers' Organisations - Module 5: Pollution Prevention Pays
Environmental protection often Involves Costs to the enterprise. In the first four units, we have analysed the reasons why these costs must be accepted, how to minimize them, how to anticipate and plan for effective ...
Environmental management training 4: Environmental Management Game
This is the operator's manual for a short environmental management game (SEMG) on man and his environment that simulates events highlighting environmental issues and concerns.
Methanol - Environmental Health Criteria 196
Methanol is a clear, colourless, volatile flammable liquid with a mild alcoholic odour when pure. It is miscible with water and many organic solvents and forms many binary azeotropic mixtures. Methanol occurs naturally ...
Alpha and Beta-Hexachlorocyclohexanes - Environmental Health Criteria 123
Alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane (alpha-HCH) is a major by-product (65-70%) in the manufacture of lindane (> 99% gamma-HCH). Its solubility in water is low, but it is very soluble in organic solvents such as acetone, chloroform, ...
Chlorothalonil - Environmental Health Criteria 183
Chlorothalonil is a colourless, odourless, crystalline solid with a melting point of 250°C and a vapour pressure of 7.63 × 10-5 Pa (5.72 × 10-7 mmHg) at 25°C. It has low water solubility (0.6-1.2 mg/litre at 25°C) and an ...