Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, 7th edition

  • Eugene Meyer

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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials covers principles of basic chemistry and the chemical properties that make materials hazardous. This text includes an introduction to the latest technologies, additional challenging exercises, and a discussion of current events to offer context for ways of interpreting, handling, and storing hazardous chemical substances.

Published by Pearson (December 31st 2019) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135673386

Subject: Emergency Services (BRADY)

Category: Fire Science

Table of contents

Brief Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Some Features of Matter and Energy
  3. Flammable Gases and Liquids
  4. Chemical Forms of Matter
  5. Principles of Chemical Reactions
  6. Use of the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations by Emergency Responders
  7. Chemistry of Some Common Elements
  8. Chemistry of Some Corrosive Materials
  9. Chemistry of Some Water- and Air-Reactive Substances
  10. Chemistry of Some Toxic Substances
  11. Chemistry of Some Oxidizers
  12. Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds: Part I
  13. Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds: Part II
  14. Chemistry of Some Polymeric Materials
  15. Chemistry of Some Explosives
  16. Radioactive Materials


  1. Safety Data Sheet for Hydrogen Peroxide
  2. Table of Elements and Their Atomic Weights
  3. Hazardous Materials Table

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