AN APPRAISAL OF HALOGENATED FIRE EXTINGUISHING AGENTS

The report presents the papers given at the symposium and consists essentially of two groups: Toxicology and Performance. The topics covered include: Principles and procedures for toxicologic and physiologic evaluation of the Safety of Materials; Use of human volunteers; Inhalation injuries in fires; Toxicology of pyrolysis products of halogenated agents; Toxicology of Halon 1211; Halon 1301; Cardiovascular and nervous system effects of Bromotrifluoromethane; Use of Halon 1301 in surface and deep-seated fires, aircraft cabin, and cargo fires, gasoline fires, shipboard fires, submarine fires, and explosions and propellant fires; and the Use of Halon 1211 in hand extinguishers and fixed systems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of a symposium held at National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., on April 11-12, 1972.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Academy of Sciences/Nat Res Council

    2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20418
  • Publication Date: 1972

Media Info

  • Pagination: 347 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00043706
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1973 12:00AM