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Plant Design and Operations by Ian Sutton

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Chapter 5

Chemicals

This chapter describes some of the techniques that are used for classifying chemicals and their exposure limits. Some of the chemicals that are commonly used in process facilities are discussed in more detail.

Keywords

MSDS; Material Safety Data Sheet; GHS; Global Harmonization System; Safety diamond; Exposure limits; ERPG; Emergency response planning guidelines; IDLH; Immediately dangerous to life and health; TLV; Threshold limit values; STEL; Benzene; Hydrogen fluoride; Sulfur dioxide; H2S; Hydrogen sulfide; Chlorine; Carbon monoxide; Carbon dioxide; Nitrogen; Lead

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