TOXIC HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH PYROTECHNIC ITEMS
BUREAU OF NAVAL WEAPONS HYDROBALLISTICS ADVISORY COMMITTEE WASHINGTON DC
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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.