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This handbook contains essential information compiled by an expert committee of the Royal Society of Chemistry. The following information is given for every solvent: chemical abstracts name, synonyms and trade names, CAS registry number, NIOSH number, chemical and structural formulae, occurrence, spectroscopic data, measurement techniques, conditions under which the solvent is put on the market, storage, handling and use, precautions, fire hazards, emergency measures in the case of accidental spillage, First Aid, physio-chemical properties, toxicity, medical/health surveillance and occupational exposure limits. The ten solvents covered are: acetone, carbon disulphide, diethyl ether, 1,4 dioxane, ethyl acetate, methanol, nitrobenzene, pyridine, toluene and xylene.

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Authors: ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY, Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 11553 EN (1988) 308 pp.
Availability: Available from Royal Society of Chemistry, Distribution Centre, Blackhorse Road, Letchworth, Herts SG6 1HN (GB)
ISBN: ISBN 0-85186-088-5
Record Number: 198911263 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en