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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 ...
2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D) - Environmental Health Criteria 29
All exposure determinations and risk assessments ultimately depend on accurate chemical analyses, and therefore some critical aspects of analysis for 2,4-D residues have been included in the present document. The available ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Diflubenzuron Health and Safety Guide 99
Diflubenzuron is an odourless, white, crystalline solid. It is almost insoluble in water and poorly soluble in apolar organic solvents. In polar to very polar solvents, the solubility is moderate to good, e.g., in acetone ...
Isobenzan Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 61
Isobenzan is a whitish to light-brown crystalline powder, with a mild chemical odour. It is relatively stable to acids, but liable to dehydrochlorination under strongly alkaline conditions. Solubility in organic solvents: ...