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The Division of Chemical Health and Safety (DCHAS) is a currently active division of the American Chemical Society. The division was founded at American Chemical Society's 178th Meeting in September 1979. Nobel Prize winning radiochemist Glenn T. Seaborg played an instrumental role in its formation. The mission of the Division of Chemical Health and Safety is to provide authoritative technical resources in the areas of chemical health and safety. It works to promotes health and safety within the chemical industry. The division also involves itself in laws and regulations governing the chemical industry.
For a more detailed inventory, please view this record in our library catalog: https://othmerlib.sciencehistory.org/record=b1089868~S6
The American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Health and Safety records contain the division's institutional records. The records' contents consist of administrative files, correspondence, financial files, meeting materials and runs of newsletters published by the division.
The American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Health and Safety Records were donated to the Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation) by the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Health and Safety in May 1999.
Source of acquisition--American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Health and Safety. Method of acquisition--Gift;; Date of acquisition--19905..
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No access restrictions on the materials for research purposes. Collection is open to the public.