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Document ID (ISN)40909
CIS number 83-1933
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gros P.
Title Gaseous fire-extinguishing agents - Comparative study of Halons 1211 and 1301 and CO2: properties, toxicity, use
Original title Les agents extincteurs gazeux - Etude comparative des halons 1211 et 1301 et du CO2: propriétés, toxicité, emploi [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th quarter 1983, No.113, Note No.1453-113-83, p.535-542. Illus.
Abstract Physical properties and handling of the title extinguishing agents. Mechanisms of extinction, applications, and utilisation. Toxicity of the agents at ambient temperature; toxicity of their decomposition products and toxicity of the total atmosphere after their use. Review of French regulations, standards and recommendations for use.
Descriptors (primary) carbon dioxide; bromochlorodifluoromethane; extinguishing agents; toxicology; bromotrifluoromethane
Descriptors (secondary) France; pyrolysis products; comparative study; legislation; data sheet; safe working methods
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Carbon dioxide
Halogenated hydrocarbons