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    STANDARD SYSTEM FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE HAZARDS OF MATERIALS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Superseded date:  16-08-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2017

    Publisher:  National Fire Protection Association

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    Chapter 1 - Administration
    Chapter 2 - Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 - Definitions
    Chapter 4 - General
    Chapter 5 - Health Hazards
    Chapter 6 - Flammability Hazards
    Chapter 7 - Instability Hazards
    Chapter 8 - Special Hazards
    Chapter 9 - Identification of Materials by Hazard Rating
                System
    Annex A - Explanatory Material
    Annex B - Health Hazard Rating
    Annex C - Flammability
    Annex D - Combustible Dusts
    Annex E - Instability, Thermal Hazard Evaluation Techniques
    Annex F - Water Reactivity Identification Criteria
    Annex G - Comparison of NFPA 704 Numerical Hazard Rating
              with OSHAs Hazard Classification System
    Annex H - Sample NFPA 704 Placard Information for Use in
              Safety Publications
    Annex I - Informational References
    Index

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    Describes the health, flammability, instability, and related hazards that are presented by short-term, acute exposure to a material under conditions of fire, spill, or similar emergencies.

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    Development Note 2012 Edition available in Spanish Language, See NFPA 704 SPANISH. (02/2014)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Fire Protection Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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