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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials with MyFireKit



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  • Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
    Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
  • Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
    Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
  • Chemistry of Hazardous Material
    Chemistry of Hazardous Material


This new edition of Chemistry of Hazardous Materialsremains an important basic chemistry text for Emergency Responders with expanded coverage on many essential hazardous materials topics, such as: the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances (GHS), terrorist threats relative to biological, chemical, and radioactive agents, updated best practices for the handling and storage of hazardous materials, new end-of-chapter exercises, updated D.O.T. regulations, information on warning labels and material safety sheets for use by Emergency Responders, and new lists of hazardous materials. This new edition continues the successful presentation of earlier editions by emphasizing the hazardous materials regulations established by the OSHA, the U.S. D.O.T., and the EPA.

Author Biography

Eugene Meyer earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida in 1964.  He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Instituut voor Kernphysisch Onderzoek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1965.  He served as Professor of Chemistry with tenure at Lewis University, Lockport, Illinois from 1965 to 1979.  He joined the technical staff of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5 in 1979, serving as Regional Expert in the Chemistry of Hazardous Waste and Chief of the Technical Programs Section of the Hazardous Waste Division.  In 1982, he became President of Meyer Environmental Consultants, Inc., where during the course of his work to the present, he consulted with attorneys at the U.S. Department of Justice and private law firms or served in the capacity of an expert witness on more than 200 legal matters concerned with the transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous substances.  He is now retired and lives with his wife in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Table of Contents

Features of Matter and Energy
Flammable Gases and Flammable Liquids
Chemical Forms of Matter
Principles of Chemical Reactions
Use of the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations by Emergency
Chemistry of Some Common Elements
Chemistry of Some Corrosive Materials
Chemistry of Some Water-Reactive Substances
Chemistry of Some Toxic Substances
Chemistry of Some Oxidizers
Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds I
Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds II
Chemistry of Some Polymeric Materials
Chemistry of Some Explosives
Radioactive Materials
Table of Elements and Atomic Weights
Subject Index Hazardous Materials
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