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Glossary Table of Contents

A1, A2, A3
ACC
Acid
Acidosis
ACGIH
Acre
Action Level
Activated Charcoal
Acute Toxicity
Administrative Controls
AFI
AIHA
Air
ALARA
Alcohol
Aldehyde
Aliphatic
Alkali Metal
Alkaline
Alkaline Earth
Alkane
Alkene
Alkyl
Alkyne
Alopecia
Ames Test
Amine
Ammonia
Ammonium
Analgesia
Anesthesia
Anhydride
Anhydrous
Anorexia
Anosmia
Anoxia
ANSI
Antidote
Anuria
Aqueous
Are
Area Units**
Aromatic
Aryl
Asphyxia
Asphyxiant
Asphyxiation
ASSE
Asthma
ASTM
Asymptomatic
Atm (atmosphere)
Atomic Mass
Atrophy
ATSDR
Autoignition
B1, B2, B3
Bar
Base
Baumé scale**
Benign
Biodegradable
Biological Oxygen Demand
Boiling Point
Bradycardia
Bronchitis
C
C1, C2, C3
Calorie
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Tetrachloride
Carboxylic Acid
Carcinogen
Carcinoma
CAS Number
Cataract
Catharsis
Cathartic
Caustic
Ceiling Level
Celsius
CERCLA
CFR
Chemical
Chemical Formula
CHIP
Chlorocarbon
Chronic Effect
Clastogen
cm = centimeter
cm-1
Coma
Combustible
Concentration**
Conjunctivitis
COSHH
Corrosive
Cutaneous
Cyanide
Cyano
Cyanosis
Cyclic
Cytotoxin
D1, D2, D3, D4
Decomposition
Deliquesce
Density**
Dermal
Dermal toxicity
Dermatitis
Dermatosis
Desiccant
Diaphoresis
Distance units**
Diuresis
Diuretic
DOT
Dust
Dysosmia
Dyspnea
E1, E2
EC Number
Edema
EINECS
Electrolyte
ELINCS
Embolism
Emetic
Emesis
Emphysema
Endothermic
Energy Units**
Engineering Controls
EPCRA
Epistaxis
Epoxide
EST
Erythema
Ether
eV = electron volt
Evaporation Rate
Exothermic
Explosive
Eye Wash
Explosive Limit
F and F+
F1 - F8
Fahrenheit
Fatigue
Fetotoxin
Fibrosis
Fire Point
Flammable
Flammable Aerosol
Flammable Gas
Flammable Limits
Flammable Solid
Flashpoint
Foot
Formula Weight
Formyl
Freezing Point
FSC
Fume
Fume Hood
Fume Extractor
G1 - G9
Gallon
Gangrene
Gastric
Gastroenteritis
Gingivitis
Globally Harmonized System
Gram
H1
Halide
Halogen
Hazardous
Hazard Statements
HAZWOPER
Health Hazard
HCC
Heavy Metal
Hectare
Hematuria
HEPA
Hepatic
Highly Toxic
Hives
HMIRS
HMIS
HRS
Hydrocarbon
Hydroperoxide
Hygroscopic
Hypergolic
Hypertension
Hypertonic
Hypokalemia
Hyponatremia
Hypoglycemia
Hyposmia
Hypotension
Hypotonic
Hypoxia
Hz = Hertz
IARC
Immiscible
Inch
Incompatible
Inert
Inflammation
Ingestion
Inhalation
Intraperitoneal
Intravenous
I.P. or ipr
Iridocyclitis
Irritant
IUPAC
I.V.
Isotonic
Jaundice
Joule
K1, K2
Kelvin
Ketone
Ketosis
Kilocalorie
Kilogram
Kilojoule
Kilopascal
kcal/mol
kJ/mol
km = kilometer
Lachrymator
LC50
LCLo
LD50
LDLo
LEL
Lesion
Lethargy
Leukemia
LEV
Liter
Local Exhaust Ventilation
m
M1
Malaise
Malignant
Manufacturer
Mass Units**
Metastasis
meter
mg = milligram
MHz = megahertz
Mile
Miscible
Mist
Mixture
mL = milliliter
mm = millimeter
MSHA
Molarity
Molar Mass
Mole
Molecular Weight
MST
mus
Mutagen
Myalgia
N1
N/A (or NA)
N/Ap
N/Av
NA Number
NAICS
Narcosis
Nausea
ND
NE
Necrosis
NEGL
Neoplasm
Nephrotoxin
Neurotoxin
NF
NFPA
NIIN
NIOSH
Nitrile
NJTS
N/K (or NK)
nm = nanometer
N/P (or NP)
NSN
NTP
Nystagmus
Oliguria
Organic
OSHA
Ounce (fluid)
Ounce (mass)
Oxetane
Oxidation
Oxirane
P1, P2
Palpitation
Pascal
Paresthesias
PEL
Percutaneous
Peroxide
Petroleum Ether
Physical Hazard
pH
Phlegm
Pint
Pint
Pneumoconiosis
Poison
Polymer
Pound
PPB
PPE
PPM
PPT
Precautionary Statements
Precipitate
Pressure Units**
Proprietary
Prostration
PSI
Pulmonary edema
Pyrophoric
Quart
R1, R2
Rankine
Rash
RCRA
REACH
REC
Reduction
Respirator
Respiratory
Reportable Quantity (RQ)
Reproductive Toxin
Right-to-Know
Risk Phrases
RTECS
S/A (or SA)
Safety Phrases
Saline
SARA
SCBA
Sclera
Sensitizer
SIC Code
SKN
Smoke
Solution
Solubility
Solvent
Soot
Spasm
Specific Gravity
Spontaneous Combustion
Square...(area units)**
Standard State
STEL
Sternutator
STP
Stupor
Subcutaneous
Supernatant
Swiss Poison Class
Syncope
Symptomatic
Systemic
SUP DAT
SuperFund
T and T+
T1 - T7
Tachycardia
Target Organ Effects
Temperature Units**
Teratogen
Threshold Limit Value (TLV)
Thrombosis
Tinnitus
Toxics Release Inventory
Trade Secret Registry Number
TS
TSCA
TSRN
TWA
Torr
Toxic
Trade Secret
UEL
UN or UN/NA Number
UNK
UNR
Urticaria
Useless Abbreviations
V1 - V7
Vapor
Vapor Pressure
Ventilation
Vertigo
Vesicant
Viscosity
VOC
Volatility
Volume Units**
Wavenumber
Water Reactive
WGK
WHC
WHMIS
Wilson RISK Scale
Work Practice Controls
X1
Xi and Xn
Xu
Y1 and Y2
Yard
Z1 - Z7

 

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