TITLE

Colour-coded chemicals help emergency services

PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/7/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7620, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that emergency workers in the U.S. are to be issued with chemical detection badges to alert them to the presence of chemicals such as chlorine, arsenic and ammonia. Safety Solutions' HazMat Smart Strip; Reactive surface that changes color when in contact with hazardous liquids or vapors.
ACCESSION #
9223012

 

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