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Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, 12th edition, 5 volume set

Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the 12th edition of Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials

Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the 12th edition of Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials. Since its inception in the early 1950's, these volumes have become an essential resource for those who need to evaluate the hazard of substances used in commerce. Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials provides extensive data on approximately 28,000 substances, including 2,400 new substances from the previous edition.

Each entry in Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials includes a DPIM code, hazard rating, entry name, CAS number, DOT number, molecular formula, molecular weight, line structural formula, description of material and physical properties, and synonyms. The books also contain Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) levels for approximately 1,000 chemicals.

Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials also lists the toxicity data with references for reports of primary skin and eye irritation, mutation, reproductive, carcinogenic, and acute toxic dose data.

Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, 12th Edition, 5-Volume Set
October 2012 Chemical & Environmental Health & Safety 5862pp
HC: 978-0-470-62325-1 CD-ROM, Online and Electronic Editions Available
$595; CAN $655; 476; 397

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About the Author

Richard J. Lewis, Sr. of Lewis Information Systems, Inc. is a chemist with extensive experience in air and industrial pollution measurement, industrial hygiene research, and toxicological and chemical information systems. Formerly manager of Information Systems for the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, Lewis is the author of a number of widely used references, including: Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials (8th - 11th Editions), Rapid Guide to Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace (2nd and 3rd Editions), Reproductively Active Chemicals, and Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (14th and 15th Editions) -- all published by Wiley.

About Wiley

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.

Wiley is a global provider of content and content-enabled workflow solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education. Our core businesses produce scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising; professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications; and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.



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