Accession Number:

AD0742770

Title:

An Evaluation of Organic Peroxide Hazard Classification Systems and Test Methods

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

59.0

Abstract:

Existing and proposed methods of assessing the hazards involved in transportation of various organic peroxides have been reviewed. Experiments have been carried out to measure the sensitivity of commercial organic peroxides in laboratory tests using impact, explosive shock, and thermal surge stimuli. Recommendations for a hazard classification system are included.

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE