Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, 11th
Ed. is published as a three volume set.
Since its inception in the early 1950s, this work has become the bible for those who need to
evaluate the hazards of substances used in commerce. It is the only reference that combines, for so
many substances, data on toxicological, fire, reactivity, explosive potential, and regulatory
information. Highly acclaimed in the professional journals, it has received rave reviews almost everywhere
imaginable. Including here highly recommended.
From the Preface: This Eleventh edition...includes comprehensive hazard information on the
substances encountered in the workplace. The objective of the work is to promote safety by providing
the most up-to-date hazard information available. Over two-thirds of the entries have been revised for
this edition. There are 25,962 entries in this volume, 2,597 are new to this volume. Preference was
given in selection of new entries to those listed in the EPA TSCA Inventory. These are reported to be
used in commerce in the United States. Numerous synonyms have been added to assist in locating the
many materials that are known under a variety of systematic and common names. The synonym
cross-index contains 141,700 entries consisting of the entry name as well as each synonym...Every effort has
been made to include the most current and complete information. The author welcomes comments
or corrections to the data presented.
Target Audience: All professionals responsible for managing industrial safety and occupational
exposure; material specifiers; new product and process development specialists in short, anyone
needing up-to-date, authoritative information on the dangerous properties of industrial materials.
Brief Table of Contents:
DOT Guide Number Cross-Index
CAS Registry Cross-Index
General Chemicals (2 Volumes)
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