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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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, 3-Dichloropropene, 1, 2-Diciiloropropane and Mixtures Health and Safety Guide 76
Commercial 1,3-dichioropropene is a mixture of cis- and trans- isomers and 92% pure. It may also be used in admixtures with 1 ,2-dibromoethane (Dorloe) or with 1 ,2dichloropropane (D-D , soil fumigant; Nemex Telone , and ...
Rotenone Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 73
Rotenone is a naturally occurring chemical with insecticidal and piscicidal properties obtained from the roots of several tropical and subtropical plant species belonging to genus Lonchcarpus or Derris. Rotenone is a ...
Methyl Parathion Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 75
Pure methyl parathion is crystalline and white. It is relatively insoluble in water, poorly soluble in petroleum ether and mineral oils, and readily soluble in most organic solvents. Methyl parathion is stable at pH 1-7, ...
Carbon Tetrachloride Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 108
Carbon tetrachioride is a volatile, colourless, clear, heavy liquid with a characteristic sweet, non-irritant odour. The odour threshold in water is 0.52 mg/litre, and in air it is >64.1 mg/m3 (10 ppm). Carbon tetrachioride ...