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Acrylic Acid Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 104
Acrylic acid is a colourless liquid with an irritating acrid odour at room temperature and pressure. Its odour threshold is low (0.20-3.14 mg/rn3). It is miscible in water and most organic solvents.
Inorganic Arsenic Compounds other than Arsine Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 70
Arsenic compounds are often unstable, and in many cases are not well defined materials. For example, the arsenites of the alkali metals are slowly converted in solution to arsenates, by atmospheric oxygen. Arsenic trisulfide ...
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 ...
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. ...
Trichlorfon Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 66
Trichlorfon is a colourless crystalline powder that is stable at room temperature. It is slowly hydrolysed in acid media; the half-life is 526 days at pH 1-5 and 20°C. In alkaline media, at pH 8 and 37.5 °C, it hydrolyses ...
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.
Cypermethrin Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide No. 22
This is a companion volume to Environmental Health Criteria 82: Cypermethrin. The Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) documents produced by the International Programme on Chemical Safety include an assessment of the effects ...
Mercury: Environmental Aspects - Environmental Health Criteria 86
Mercury is a metal which is liquid at normal temperatures and pressures. It forms salts in two ionic states mercury(I) and mercury (II). Mercury (II), or mercuric, salts are very much more common than mercury(l) salts, and ...
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.
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 ...