By: Richard P Pohanish
2300 pages, Two Volume Set
For more than a quarter century, "Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens" has proven to be among the most reliable, easy-to-use and essential reference works on hazardous materials. Sittig's 5th Edition remains the lone comprehensive work providing a vast array of critical information on the 2,100 most heavily used, transported, and regulated chemical substances of both occupational and environmental concern. Information is the most vital resource anyone can have when dealing with potential hazardous substance accidents or acts of terror.
Sittig's provides extensive data for each of the 2,100 chemicals in a uniform format, enabling fast and accurate decisions in any situation. The chemicals are presented alphabetically and classified as a carcinogen, hazardous substance, hazardous waste, or toxic pollutant. This new edition contains extensively expanded information in all 28 fields for each chemical (see table of contents) and has been updated to keep pace with world events. Chemicals classified as WMD have been included in the new edition as has more information frequently queried by first responders and frontline industrial safety personnel.
From the 4th Edition: "a impressed with the ease of usage and the accurate information a Fortunately steps taken prior to my arrival by the Johnson City Fire Department were in every way the correct thing to do..." - Captain Stephen Faughnan, Broome Count
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