Accession Number : AD0436880


Title :   TOXIC HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH PYROTECHNIC ITEMS


Corporate Author : BUREAU OF NAVAL WEAPONS HYDROBALLISTICS ADVISORY COMMITTEE WASHINGTON DC


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/436880.pdf


Report Date : 01 Nov 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 97


Abstract : This publication presents a compilation of the toxicity characteristics of all pyrotechnic compositions in Fleet use. Also presented are those compositions under development by the Department of Defense for Naval use. The publication provides data concerning the degree of injury imposed when Naval personnel are exposed to toxic chemical ingredients, hazardous residues, and resultant products from burning pyrotechnic compositions.


Descriptors :   *TOXICITY , *PYROTECHNICS , MEMBRANES(BIOLOGY) , HAZARDS , SMOKE , HUMAN BODY , EYE , BLOOD , GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM , DISTRESS SIGNALS , COLORED SMOKES , SMOKE BOMBS , PARACHUTE FLARES , AIRCRAFT FLARES , BIOLOGICAL ABSORPTION , SKIN(ANATOMY) , WOUNDS AND INJURIES , RESPIRATORY SYSTEM , SMOKE MUNITIONS , HUMANS


Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
      Toxicology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE