CHEMISTRY AND SAFETY
To find books, theses and serial publications, use
a PAC terminal and conduct a search for author, title or
subject. For the correct subject heading consult the
Library of Congress Subject Headings (located near the Sci.
Ref. Desk) or a science librarian. Some important subject
headings are INDUSTRIAL SAFETY, EXPLOSIVES - LAW AND
LEGISLATION, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, CHEMICALS - SAFETY
T55 Best's Safety Directory. 2 vs.
A1 Contains summaries of OSHA industrial, con-
B44 struction, and maritime standards. Lists products
1984 and services concerning safety, fire, first aid,
Sci Ref industrial hygiene, pollution, and security. Has
geographic index, index of advertisers' branch
offices, and index of catalogs, brand names, and
T55.3 California Toxics Directory: A Guide to
C35 Includes federal, state, local and regional
1986 agencies; university programs; associations;
Sci Ref and independent institutes. Focuses on toxic
substances but covers explosives, flammable
materials, and corrosives. Excludes nuclear and
T55 Dictionary of Terms Used in the Safety Profession.
T28 A compilation of definitions from 30 fields
Sci Ref concerned with safety. Covers construction, fire,
human factors, industrial hygiene, materials,
noise, product safety, traffic safety, bio-
mechanics, hazardous material, toxicology.
Includes safety law and education.
T55.3 Hazardous Materials Dictionary.
H3 A reference source identifying the vocabulary
C645 of hazardous material emergencies. Covers
1988 many disciplines: chemistry, transportation,
Sci Ref petroleum and medicine, and government and private
T55.3 Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials.
H3 An alphabetical listing of 20,000 substances.
S3 Gives molecular weight, formulas, and physical
1989 properties. Contains synonyms in English, French,
Sci Ref German, Dutch, Polish, Italian. Clinical data for
humans and animals and toxic hazard reviews are
T55.3 Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards.
H3 Includes 7,000 compounds arranged by chemical
B73 groups. Gives stability data, possible violent
1979 reaction between compounds, structure. Contains
Sci Ref literature references and alphabetic index to the
chemicals. Covers laboratory safety.
T55.3 Hazardous Chemicals Data Book.
H3 Lists alphabetically over 1,000 chemicals.
H396 Provides physical and chemical properties;
1986 hazard classification; health hazards, and
Sci Ref protective equipment.
T55 In-plant Practices for Job Related Health Hazards
I45 Control. 2 vs.
1989 Covers toxic materials; materials handling;
organic and inorganic compounds. Discusses
engineering and administrative control and protec-
TP200 Compendium of Safety Data Sheets for Research and
C66 Industrial Chemicals.
1985 Covers the most needed and safety-oriented
Sci Ref information. Gives health hazard, first aid
information, and shipping instructions. Identifies the
substance; lists physicab properties.
Includes preferred name, CAS registry number,
molecular weight, and synonym indexes.
TH9446 Fire Protection Guide on Hazardous Materials.
H38 A listing of commercial chemicals. Gives
F55 properties of flammable liquids, gases, and
Sci Ref solids; flashpoints for 8,000 trade-name liquids;
and explosion and toxicity for 400 substances.
QD51 Guide for Safety in the Chemical Laboratory.
M35 Covers safe building design, equipment,
1954 sampling techniques, etc. Lists hazardous
chemicals and their properties. Includes waste
TP149 Handling Chemicals Safely.
N39 A collection of safety information on 800
1980 chemicals. Gives physical data on pure sub-
stances; fire and explosion hazards, storage and
packaging, medical data; and first aid.
T55.3 Toxic and Hazardous Industrial Chemicals Safety
T67 Gives safety information for 700 commercial
Indexes and Abstracts
Index Chemical Abstracts.
Table 7A Contains information on human safety, health
Sci Ref physics, apparatus and devices, and fire and ex-
plosion. Has sections on pharmacodynamics, toxi-
cology, propellants and explosives, air pollution
and industrial hygiene, waste treatment and dis-
posal, and nuclear technology. - Available on-
Index Cumulated Index Medicus.
Table 2A Covers toxic effects of drugs and chemicals.
Sci Ref Contains materia concerning accident prevention,
consumer product safety, protective devices, e-
quipment safety. - Available online.
Index Excerpta Medica.
Health & Covers safety concerning drugs, occupational
Medicine health aspects, and the chemical environment. -
Sci Ref Available online.
TN1 Chemical Engineering:
M45 Contains current information on regulations,
hazardous materials, and safety practices.
QD1 Journal of Chemical Education:
J93 Provides most recent safety information.
Includes a series of columns on safety in the
T55 Safety & Health: SH:
A1 N3 Covers news, new literature, and coming events.
Chemical Exposure: covers human and animal exposure to
toxic chemicals. - Available from DIALOG.
Chemical Regulations and Guidelines System: an index to
federal regulatory material. - Available from
Chemical Safety Newsbase: contains information on the
hazardous effects of chemicals and processes.-
Available from DIALOG.
Hazardline: includes regulatory and handling data for chem-
icals. - Available from BRS.
RTECS: gives basic toxicity information on 100,000
chemicals. - Available from DIALOG and
National Library of Mecicine.
TOXNET: a collection of bibliographic and data files
containing toxic information. - Available
from National Library of Medicine.
TSCA Chemical Substances Inventory: dictionary listing of
commercial chemical substances. - Available
Sci Ref Science Reference, Fifth Floor, Library
K. Harkanyi, 5/90