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.
- Proceedings of a symposium held at National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., on April 11-12, 1972.
National Academy of Sciences/Nat Res Council2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC United States 20418
- Publication Date: 1972
- Pagination: 347 p.
- TRT Terms: Fire extinguishing agents; Fire fighting equipment; Fire prevention; Fires; Halogenated compounds; Marine safety; Safety; System safety; Toxicity
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00043706
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 27 1973 12:00AM