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Hazard Communication Quiz

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A hazardous chemical is any chemical that is a
  • (A)  Health hazard
  • (B)  Physical hazard
  • (C)  Both a and b
  • (D)  None of the above
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Hint:
Chemicals can make you sick and can damage property.
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Correct answer is:
  • (C)  Both a and b
Explanation:
According to the Hazard Communication Standard-

  • Physical hazard: A chemical that is a combustible liquid, a compressed gas, explosive, flammable, an organic peroxide, an oxidizer, pyrophoric, unstable (reactive) or water-reactive.
  • Health hazard: Carcinogens, toxic or highly toxic agents, reproductive toxins, irritants, corrosives, sensitizers, hepatotoxins, nephrotoxins, neurotoxins, agents which act on the hematopoietic system, and agents which damage the lungs, skin, eyes, or mucous membranes.

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