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Includes bibliographies and indexes.
|Statement||Nick H. Proctor, James P. Hughes, Michael L. Fischman.|
|Contributions||Hughes, James P., 1920-, Fischman, Michael L., 1954-|
|LC Classifications||RA1229 .P76 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 573 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||573|
|LC Control Number||87030982|
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Carbon-carbon double bonds (-C=C-) and carbon-carbon triple bonds (-C≡C-) have been indicated where applicable. CAS Number. This section lists. Chemical Safety in the Workplace Preface 1 Preface Dangerous chemicals are often used and handled in workplaces. The risk of injury or ill health upon exposure to the hazards of the chemicals at work depends on whether there are adequate safety measures in place.
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