any chance you'd cross-post to talk.environment and/or sci.environment?
These issues are frequently discussed on these NGs
Steve O'Keefe wrote:
> I have permission from publisher John Wiley & Sons to distribute an
> excerpt from the tenth edition of "Sax's Dangerous Properties of
> Industrial Materials," by Richard J. Lewis, Sr. This comprehensive
> reference provides in- depth data on almost every substance used in
> industrial processes today, from gunpowder to tatrazine, and organizes the
> information in an easy-to-use index, searchable by
> synonym, CAS number, and DOT number.
>> This revised edition of "Sax's DPIM" now includes a total of 23,500
> chemicals, and incorporates new information on a number of previously
> unrecognized hazards. Essential for any industrial safety or health
> professional, the work covers toxicity, reproductive effects, mutation
> data, skin irritation, and much more. For added use, "Sax's DPIM" is also
> available as a stand-alone CD-ROM and in a network version, able to be
> accessed by up to 10 users at a time.
>> As the principal text of the work consists of entries for thousands of
> materials, the excerpt I'm distributing is a general overview of the
> organization of the "DPIM." This introduction gives a more detailed
> description of just what is covered in the three-volume set, down to the
> different abbreviations used within the entries themselves.
>> To receive this excerpt from the "Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial
> Materials Tenth Edition," please send mailto:excerpt at tenagra.com with the
> subject line, "Send Sax," and I'll reply with a text file.