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Research and Markets: Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards. 2-Volume Set. Edition No. 7

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new book "Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards. 2-Volume Set. Edition No. 7" to their offering.

Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards is widely regarded as the reference work in this field - an assembly of all reported risks such as explosion, fire, toxic or high-energy events that result from chemical reactions gone astray, with extensive referencing to the primary literature.

It is designed to improve safety in laboratories that perform chemical synthesis and general research, as well as chemical manufacturing plants. Entries are ordered by empirical formula and indexed under both name(s) and Chemical Abstracts Registry Numbers.

This two-volume compendium focuses on reactivity risks of chemicals, alone and in combination; toxicity hazards are only included for unexpected reactions giving volatile poisons.

Predict, avoid, and control reactivity danger with this latest edition of the leading guide

Covers every chemical with documented information on reactive hazards; more than 5,000 entries on single elements or compounds, and 5,000 entries on the interactions between two or more compounds

Includes five years of new reports, new references to the primary literature, and amplification to existing entries

Links similar compounds or incidents that are not obviously related

Key Topics Covered:

Volume 1


Reactive chemical hazards

Specific Chemicals (Elements and compounds arranged in formula order)

Volume 2

Classes, Groups And Topics (Entries arranged in alphabetical order)

Source title abbreviations used in references tabulated fire related data

Glossary of abbreviations and technical terms

Index of chemical names and synonyms used in section 1

Index of class, group and topic titles used in section 2

Index of section 2 titles classified by type

Index of CAS registry numbers vs serial numbers in section 1

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Source: Elsevier Science and Technology

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