Hazardous chemicals are substances, mixtures and articles that
can pose a significant risk to health and safety if not managed correctly.
They may have health hazards, physical hazards or both.
Examples of chemicals that can cause adverse health effects include:
- toxic chemicals
- chemicals that cause skin damage
The Us-American Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a
new Occupational Chemical Database that compiles information from several
government agencies and organizations into one online resource. The webpage
includes chemical identification and physical properties, permissible exposure
limits (PELs), and sampling information. Chemicals can be searched by name or
identification number, or grouped by PEL, carcinogenic level, or whether they
pose an immediate threat when inhaled.
AplusA-online.de - Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration