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Document ID (ISN)46876
CIS number 86-1595
ISSN - Serial title 0016-9900 - Gigiena i sanitarija
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ėjtengon A.I.
Title Predicting the toxic effect of combustion products of polymers
Original title Prognozirovanie toksičeskogo ėffekta produktov gorenija polymernyh materialov [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1985, No.4, p.20-23. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Adequate mathematical models for predicting the toxicity of combustion products of polymers were developed on the basis of mathematical analysis of experimental data. The compounds contributing most to the lethal effect of burning polymers were determined: polyvinyl chloride gave hydrogen chloride and carbon monoxide; aromatic polyamide and elastic polyurethane gave hydrocyanic acid; materials based on styrene-nitrile copolymers emitted carbon monoxide and hydrocyanic acid; fluorinated organic compounds gave hydrochloric acid and carbon monoxide.
Descriptors (primary) hydrochloric acid; prediction formulae; organic polymers; polyurethanes; fluorinated organic compounds; carbon monoxide; hydrocyanic acid; acrylonitrile styrene copolymer; hydrofluoric acid; polymers; polyamides; polyvinyl chloride; nitriles; toxic substances; chemical burns; mathematical analysis; mathematical models; fluorine and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) polyurethane
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Carbon monoxide
Halogens and their inorganic compounds
Cyano compounds