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Document ID (ISN)39662
CIS number 83-716
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 1982
Convention or series no. Fascicule 16002 B50, 1982
Author(s) Belegaud J.
Title Oxygenated carbon derivatives
Original title Dérivés oxygénés du carbone [in French]
Bibliographic information Intoxications, 18 rue Séguier, 75006 Paris, France, 1982. 4p. 7 ref.
Abstract Update of this encylopaedia article on carbon monoxide: main physical and chemical properties; natural occurrence and industrial production of CO; fate in body; mode of action; clinical signs and symptoms of acute poisoning (warning signs, neurological, cardiovascular and biological signs), insidious effects on the central nervous system and cardiovascular system, action to be taken in the event of acute poisoning, detection of CO in blood and expired air, technical safety measures and safety and health regulations. A brief review of the occupational health aspects of CO2 is also given.
Descriptors (primary) acute poisoning; carbon monoxide; biological effects; toxicology; carbon dioxide
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; France; encyclopaedia; first aid; blood monitoring; cardiovascular disorders
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Carbon dioxide
Carbon monoxide