acute toxicity, 36, 41, 42

carcinogenicity, 43, 44

Animal waste, 7, 60, 151, 152, 156, 158, 159, 232

Annual Report on Carcinogens,43, 44, 203

Anosmia, 42

ANSI, see American National Standards Institute

Aprons, 26, 132, 133

Aqua ammonia, see Ammonium hydroxide

Aqueous solutions, 85, 148, 152, 155

Argentum, see Silver and silver compounds

Argon, 40, 98, 128

Armored hoods, 99

Aromatic amines, 45, 162

Aromatic hydrocarbons, 41, 45

Arsenic hydride, see Arsine

Arsenic trihydride, see Arsine

Arsine, 262-263

Asbestos, 37

Ascarite, 102

ASHRAE, see American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers.

See also ASHRAE/ANSI standards.

ASHRAE/ANSI standards, 180, 181, 212

Asphyxiants and asphyxiation, 40, 57, 104, 128, 129, 194

Aspirators, 57, 112, 130

Atomic Energy Act, 152, 201

Audits, see Inspections and audits

Autoclaves and autoclaving, 101, 125, 127, 151, 158

multihazardous waste, 6, 7, 151, 156, 157, 159

Autoignition temperature, 48. Note: Information about specific chemicals (indicated by boldface) is included in the Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries.

Autooxidation, 54, 55

Azabenzene, see Pyridine

Azides, 54, 58, 96, 102, 165

Azimethylene, see Diazomethane

Azine, see Pyridine

B

Back injuries, 57, 60, 121

Bar code labeling, 5, 10, 70

Barriers and barricades, 91, 92, 98, 99, 111

Bases, see Alkalis and bases

Benzene, 37, 41, 46, 67, 264-265

Benzol, see Benzene

Benzylic halides, 40

Biodegradation, 160

Biohazards, 6, 7, 23, 60, 67, 93-94, 151

Biological safety cabinets (BSCs), 194

Biological waste

disposal, 6, 7, 94, 151

disposal regulations, 6, 7, 151

see also Multihazardous waste

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 60, 93-94, 194

Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal of Infectious Materials, 94, 194

Birth defects, see Developmental toxicity

Bis(chloromethyl)ether, 36, 284

Blankets, 89, 137

Boiling eruptions, 56, 97-98, 117

Boiling points, 32, 48, 128

Borane, see Diborane

Boroethane, see Diborane

Boron fluoride, see Boron trifluoride

Boron halides, 105

Boron hydride, see Diborane

Boron trifluoride, 266-267

Bourdon tubes, 125

Brain, 40, 104

Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, 34, 46

Bromine,39, 268-269

Bromine cyanide, see Cyanogen bromide

Bromocyanogen, see Cyanogen bromide

Building codes, 72, 212

Bulk quantities, 4, 64, 67, 100, 101

Bunsen burners, 51, 95

Burns, 38, 39, 40, 84, 87, 89, 129

Butanone, see Methyl ethyl ketone tert-Butyl hydroperoxide (TBHP), 270-271

Butyllithiums, 272-273

C

Cadmium, 77

Calcium hydride, 164

Calcium hypochlorate, 161

Calcium oxide, 40

Calorimetry, 97

Cancer, 39, 40, 61,

see also Carcinogens

Canopy hoods, 190-191

Capacitors, 59, 109, 112

Carbolic acid, see Phenol

Carbon bisulfide, see Carbon disulfide

Carbon dioxide, 40, 67, 134

Carbon disulfide (CS2),37, 48, 95, 102, 274-275

Carbon monoxide (CO),37, 40, 41, 58, 96, 124, 276-277

Carbon oxychloride, see Phosgene

Carbon tetrachloride,103, 278-279

Carbonyl chloride, see Phosgene

Carcinogens, 33, 40, 45, 61

exposure factors, 36, 37

in Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries, 43

in Material Safety Data Sheets, 32

"select", 41, 43-44, 203-204, 221

Card files, 69

Carts, 60, 68, 84, 122

CAS, see Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Numbers

Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons,34

Catalog of Teratogenic Agents,34, 46

Catalysts, 54, 56, 57, 96, 101-102, 103, 165

Cathodes, 58

Caustic potash, see Potassium hydroxide

Caustics, see Corrosives and corrosivity

Caustic soda, see Sodium hydroxide

CD-ROM disks, 31, 35

Celite, 66

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 60, 156

Central nervous system, see Neurotoxicity

Centrifuges, 119, 127

Chemical Abstracts (CA) database, 35

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)

Registry Numbers, 35, 69, 71

Chemical hygiene officers, 31, 43, 219, 226

Chemical Hygiene Plans (CHPs), 8, 19, 31, 55, 57, 87, 202-203, 204 , 219, 222-223, 225-226, 227-230

Chemical Information Systems (CIS), 35

Chemical properties

information sources, 33, 34

in Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries, 33

in Material Safety Data Sheets, 31, 32

Chemical Safety Data Sheets,33-34

"Chemophobia," 2, 17

Chlorinated hydrocarbons, 41, 102

Chlorine,39, 54, 96, 102, 280-281

Chlorine trifluoride, 105

Chloroform,103, 282-283

Chloroformyl chloride, see Phosgene

Chloromethyl methyl ether,43-44, 284-285

Chlorotrimethylstannane, see Trimethyltin chloride



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