chemical release Books

  • Handbook of Antiblocking, Release, and Slip Additives

    This handbook is the first ever book written on the subject of antiblocking, release, and slip additives, which are of high industrial importance. The third edition has included all new information which became available in the last 8 years since the publication of the first edition. Eighteen chemical families form a core of industrial ...

  • ASTM Computer Program for Chemical Thermodynamic and Energy Release Evaluation -- CHETAH Version 9.0

    The latest version of the CHETAH® program is a vital resource for predicting both thermochemical properties and certain reactive chemical hazards associated with a pure chemical, a mixture of chemicals, or a chemical reaction. CHETAH® is useful for classifying materials for their ability to decompose with violence, estimating heats of ...

  • Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agents

    In his book, Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agents, author Steven L. Hoenig provides all the necessary information that First Responders, Hospitals, HazMat Teams, Fire and Rescue Services, and other First Responders need to know when dealing with dangerous chemical agents.Coverage includes health effects, physical characteristics, hazards from ...

  • Transformation Products of Synthetic Chemicals in the Environment

    When a synthetic chemical is released into the environment it may be degraded by abiotic and biotic processes. These degradation processes usually involve a cascade of reactions resulting in the formation of a number of transformation products. While we usually know a great deal about the environmental properties, fate and effects of parent ...

  • Chemicals as Intentional and Accidental Global Environmental Threats

    The main aim of the book is to perform a critical assessment of the existing knowledge of chemical threats to environmental security with special reference to the prevention of chemical releases, rapid detection, risk assessment and effective management of emergency situations and long-term consequences of chemical releases. The technologies that ...

  • Chemicals as Intentional and Accidental Global Environmental Threats

    The main aim of the book is to perform a critical assessment of the existing knowledge of chemical threats to environmental security with special reference to the prevention of chemical releases, rapid detection, risk assessment and effective management of emergency situations and long-term consequences of chemical releases. The technologies that ...

  • Tracking and Predicting the Atmospheric Dispersion of Hazardous Material Releases: Implications for Homeland Security

    For many years, communities have prepared themselves to deal with accidental atmospheric releases from industrial sites, energy facilities, and vehicles transporting hazardous materials. Today, these communities must also worry about the terrorist threat of the intentional use of chemical, biological, and nuclear (C/B/N) agents. Because of this ...

  • Migration of Fines in Porous Media

    This monograph presents a concise and thorough treatment of release, migration and entrapment of fine particles in natural porous media. The first chapter treats the practical consequences of release and migration of fine particles in porous media. This is followed by a discussion of the basic mechanisms of release, transport and entrapment ...

  • Environmental Forensics - Proceedings of the 211 INEF Conference

    This publication includes peer-reviewed manuscripts from the 2011 International Network of Environmental Forensics (INEF) Conference held at St. John's College in Cambridge, UK. INEF is an organization founded by environmental forensic scientists for the express purpose of sharing and disseminating environmental forensic information to the ...

  • Proposition 65 Handbook - 2013 Edition

    Prop 65 News is updating and releasing the Proposition 65 Handbook - 2017 Edition to include timely and relevant information reflecting the current state of Proposition 65 practice.   This extensive update includes greatly expanded sections on federal preemption, recent federal and state legislation, chemical listings, ...

  • How to Comply with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act

    This manual provides step-by-step procedures for compliance with all of the latest EPCRA requirements, including TPQ notification, MSDS submission, Tier II reports, Toxic Chemical Release Inventory reports (Form R), and emergency notification requirements.Includes print and CD ...

  • Tailings Management Facilities

    Tailings are fine-grained residues from the milling process, emerging as slurries that are deposited in ponds or lagoons, often confined by man-made embankments or dams. These tailings management facilities can present serious threats to the environment and to human life, especially where there is improper design, handling or management. Their ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • Anhydrous Ammonia (Video)

    Get a fine formula for safety when dealing with this useful but dangerous chemical. Ammonia plays a crucial role in making many of life's necessities, but it can be toxic -- even deadly. Get a fine formula for safety with this program. It covers basic facts about the substance, discusses personal protection measures and outlines highly effective ...

  • Pollutant-Solid Phase Interactions

    Growth in the numbers of organic chemicals during recent decades has been extraordinary. Most are complex compounds that are released directly and/or indirectly to the surrounding environment. A view is emerging in relation to environmental protection and hazardous substance management that (1) some organic chemicals and/or organic leachates from ...

  • Environmental Health in Central and Eastern Europe

    Complex chemical mixtures impact our health every day. In the United States, and also in Central and Eastern Europe, there are a number of locations where complex chemical mixtures have been released to environmental media. Although exposure to mixtures is common, minimal information exists to quantify these exposures, or to determine their impact ...

  • The Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Environment

    Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are organic compounds of natural or anthropogenic origin that resist photolytic, chemical and biological degradation. They are characterized by low water solubility and high lipid solubility, resulting in bioaccumulation in fatty tissues of living organisms. These properties of unusual high persistence and ...

  • The Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Environment

    Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are organic compounds of natural or anthropogenic origin that resist photolytic, chemical and biological degradation. They are characterized by low water solubility and high lipid solubility, resulting in bioaccumulation in fatty tissues of living organisms. These properties of unusual high persistence and ...

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