A comprehensive resource, this volume offers a tool for the management of a range of chemical substances commonly used, handled, stored, transported, and disposed of as wastes. The substances include industrial solvents, pesticides, metals, air pollutants, toxic gases, drugs, and other items. Information supplied includes the chemical abstract system (CAS) number, IUPAC name, molecular formula, synonyms and trade names, use and exposure, toxicity and health effects, and carcinogen factors. Also included is information on exposure limits, methods of proper storage, and waste disposal.

chapter 1|2 pages


chapter 2|9 pages

Categorization of Chemical Substances

chapter 3|17 pages

Elements of Toxicology and Guidelines

chapter 4|254 pages

List of Chemical Substances

chapter 5|1 pages

Chemical Substances: Future Perspectives