chemical release information Books

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • Regulation through Revelation

    Information provision is increasingly being used as a regulatory tool. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program required facilities that handle threshold amounts of specific chemicals to report yearly their releases and transfers of these toxic substances. The TRI data have become the yardstick by which ...

  • 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 ...

  • Anhydrous Ammonia (DVD)

    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 ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: Global Pest Control Formulations for the Next Millennium, 19th Volume

    Leading experts in the field of pesticides provide the latest on formulation and delivery of pest control systems for the next century. 11 papers cover topics such as application technology, granular formulation technology, delivery systems, general formulation technology, and future concerns. • Application Technology discusses developments ...

  • How the Hotel and Tourism Industry can Protect the Ozone Layer SPANISH (Spanish)

    The information provided by this guide to the hotel and tourism industry in both developed and developing countries is also applicable to shopping centres, visitor centres, office buildings, and sports arenas. The guide will also be of interest to industry associations and governement agencies involved in promoting and supporting environmental ...

  • How the Hotel and Tourism Industry can Protect the Ozone Layer

    The information provided by this guide to the hotel and tourism industry in both developed and developing countries is also applicable to shopping centres, visitor centres, office buildings, and sports arenas. The guide will also be of interest to industry associations and governement agencies involved in promoting and supporting environmental ...

  • How the Hotel and Tourism Industry can Protect the Ozone Layer FRENCH (French)

    The information provided by this guide to the hotel and tourism industry in both developed and developing countries is also applicable to shopping centres, visitor centres, office buildings, and sports arenas. The guide will also be of interest to industry associations and governement agencies involved in promoting and supporting environmental ...

  • Protecting the Ozone Layer Vol 3, Fire Extinguishing Substances

    Bromine is present in the halons controlled by the Montreal Protocol. The presence of bromine in the halon molecule enhances fire fighting effectiveness. Unfortunately, bromine radicals are also strong ozone-depleting agents. For the past 30 years, halons have been widely used in fire fighting equipment, and have been released into the ...

  • API RP 14J Standard for Exploration & Production

    This document recommends minimum requirements and guidelines for the design and layout of production facilities on open-type offshore platforms, and it is intended to bring together in one place a brief description of basic hazards analysis procedures for offshore production facilities. This recommended practice discusses several procedures that ...

  • GEMS Environment Library No. 09: Glaciers and the Environment

    The aim of this publication is to make the knowledge we have gained about glaciers more widely known, and to emphasize the need to develop this knowledge. Glaciology holds one of the keys to our past. It may also hold many to our future.It is difficult to believe in these times of global warming and recurrent drought that the Earth is essentially ...

  • API RP 581 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    PurposeThis recommended practice provides quantitative procedures to establish an inspection program using riskbased methods for pressurized fixed equipment including pressure vessel, piping, tankage, pressure relief devices, and heat exchanger tube bundles. API RP 580 [1] provides guidance on developing a risk-based inspection program for fixed ...

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