FIRE HAZARD CLASSIFICATION OF CHEMICAL VAPORS RELATIVE TO EXPLOSION-PROOF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
At the request of the U.S. Coast Guard, a detailed study of flammability has been made by the Electrical Hazards Panel of the Committee on Hazardous Materials in order to assign tentative classifications to 388 chemicals of commerce according to the classification groups given in the National Electrical Code, NEC 500. The method used was based on available physical and flammability properties, and chemical structure as an adjunct (by homology and analogy) where data were limited.
National Academy of Sciences-Natl Research CouncilCommittee on Hazardous Materials
Washington, DC United States 20418
- Carhart, H
- Publication Date: 1976-5
- Pagination: 52 p.
- TRT Terms: Classification; Electrical equipment; Explosions; Fires; Flammability; Hazardous chemicals; Hazards; Vapors
- Old TRIS Terms: Electrical equipment hazard; Explosion prevention; Fire hazard classification; Hazardous chemicals classification; Vapor flammability levels
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00159518
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: United States Coast Guard
- Report/Paper Numbers: CG-D-71-76 Final Rpt.
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Aug 31 1977 12:00AM