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Document ID (ISN)47749
CIS number 87-632
ISSN - Serial title Fire Journal
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Babrouskas V., Levin B.C., Gann R.G.
Title New approach to fire toxicity data for hazard evaluation
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 1987, Vol.81, No.2, p.22-23, 27-28, 70-71. Illus. 34 ref.
Abstract The inadequacies of present smoke toxicity testing methods are discussed and a new methodology suggested. Is is based on the determination of a small number of gases; they must be identified and toxicity measurements made under fire conditions, using animals.
Descriptors (primary) fire hazards; toxicity evaluation; hazard evaluation; smoke
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique; fire behaviour
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Risk evaluation