The purpose of this resource manual, only available in CD format, is to provide easily accessible documents regarding butadiene popcorn polymer, in order to enhance the safe handling of butadiene. The book, originally published in 1995, was in a binder format with a collection of information in hard copy about butadiene popcorn polymer in terms of the safety hazard where butadiene is manufactured, transported, and used.
The reader will find information generated by academic studies, government supported research, experience within industry, literature reviews and a listing of references. In addition to the information collected from Internet Online search, assembly of this resource manual was the contributions made by various employees of companies within the industry, most of whom are members of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers.
This updated edition, totally more than 1200 pages, has been added with new information and has taken the advantage of using electronic technology of optical character recognition (OCR) software, which allows electronic reproduction of older information that can be searchable in adobe acrobat format.