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Lead: Environmental Aspects - Environmental Health Criteria 85
Lead is a bluish or silvery-grey soft metal. With the exception of the nitrate, the chlorate, and, to a much lesser degree, the chloride, the salts of lead are poorly soluble in water.This document, although based on a ...
Methanol Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 105
Methanol is a colourless, polar, volatile, flammable liquid with a mild alcoholic odour when pure. It decomposes on heating producing carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. Methanol reacts violently with oxidizing materials ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Extremely Low Frequency Fields - Environmental Health Criteria 238
This Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) monograph addresses the possible health effects of exposure to extremely low frequency (ELF) electric and magnetic fields. It reviews the physical characteristics or ELF fields as ...
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, ...
Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment for Human Health: Principles and Approaches - Environmental Health Criteria 223
Chemicals have become an indispensable part of human life, sustaining activities and development, preventing and controlling many diseases, and increasing agricultural productivity. Despite their benefits, chemicals may, ...
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.