- When describing the physical data of a chemical the following properties should be given: Physical state and appearance , Odor, Taste, Molecular weight, Color, pH, Boiling Point, Melting Point, Critical Temperature, Specific Gravity, Vapor Pressure, Vapor Density, Volatility, Odor Threshold, Water/Oil Dist Coefficient, Iconicity (in water), Dispersion Properties, and Solubility.
- Reference: 1. D.Crowl and J. Louvar, Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications, Prentice Hall (2002) Chapter 2; 2. MSDS sheet from online; 3. http://www.unisa.edu.au/ohsw/procedures/hazard.asp
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