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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Polychlorinated Terphenyls (PCTs) Health and Safety Guide 68
The PCBs are chlorinated hydrocarbons that are manufactured commercially by the progressive chlorination of biphenyl in the presence of a suitable catalyst (e.g., iron chloride). Depending on the reaction conditions, the ...
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 ...
Brodifacoum Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 93
Brodifacoum is an off-white powder, which is stable in the solid form. Its solubility in water is very low (less than 10 mg/litre at 20 °C and pH 7); it is slightly soluble in benzene and soluble in acetone.
Amitrole Health And Safety Guide - Health And Safety Guide 85
Amitrole is readily soluble in water, methanol, ethanol, and chloroform, sparingly soluble in ethyl acetate, and insoluble in hydrocarbons, acetone, and ether. It forms salts with most acids and bases, and is a powerful ...