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A person or employee who is qualified by training or experience to provide technical guidance in the development and implementations of the provisions of a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

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Radioactivity

The spontaneous disintegration of atomic nuclei.

Polyene

A compound that contains more than one double bond per molecule.

Electronic Geometry

The geometric arrangement of orbitals containing the shared and unshared electron pairs surrounding the central atom of a molecule or polyatomic ion.

Basic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable OH group.

Control Rods

Rods of materials such as cadmium or boron steel that act as neutron obsorbers (not merely moderaters) used in nuclear reactors to control neutron fluxes and therfore rates of fission.

Heterogeneous Mixture

A mixture that does not have uniform composition and properties throughout.

Specific Gravity

The ratio of the density of a substance to the density of water.

Ideal Gas Law

The product of pressure and the volume of an ideal gas is directly proportional to the number of moles of the gas and the absolute temperature.

Fluorescence

Absorption of high energy radiation by a substance and subsequent emission of visible light.

Saccharic acid

A white, needlelike, crystalline, water-soluble solid or syrup, C6H10O8, usually made by the oxidation of cane sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid. Also called "Glucaric acid."