You may find the following references useful in getting the information you need to identify and control reactivity hazards.
- MSDSs from suppliers and via internet; http://www.ilpi.com/msds links to many MSDS sites
- Lewis, Sax’s Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, ISBN 0471354066
- NFPA 49: Hazardous Chemicals Data, http://www.nfpa.org
- U.S. Dept. of Transportation. Emergency Response Guidebook, http://hazmat.dot.gov
- Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, can be searched from http://www.chemweb.com after free registration
- NFPA 491: Guide for Hazardous Chemical Reactions, www.nfpa.org
- U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Chemical Reactivity Worksheet, http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/chemaids/react.html
- American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Guide E2012-00, Standard Guide for Preparation of Binary Chemical Compatibility Chart, http://www.astm.org
- Guidelines for Chemical Reactivity Evaluation and Application to Process Design
- Yoshida, Wada and Foster, Safety of Reactive Chemicals and Pyrotechnics, ISBN 0444886567
Analysis and Safeguards
- Lees, Loss Prevention in the Process Industries ISBN 0750615478
- Guidelines for Safe Storage and Handling of Reactive Materials
- Guidelines for Process Safety in Batch Reaction Systems
- Guidelines for Hazard Evaluation Procedures
- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.epa.gov/ceppo) shares information on preventing and preparing for chemical emergencies.
- The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (http://www.osha.gov) has additional information related to process safety management.
- The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (http://www.chemsafety.gov) publishes investigation reports, such as on major incidents and reactive chemical hazards