Accession Number:

AD0658575

Title:

DETERMINATION OF THE CHARACTERISTICS AND EFFECTS UPON THE CREW OF GUN FUMES FROM FIRING OF THE WEAPONS IN THE M7 TANK.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Report Date:

1943-04-08

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the report is to determine the extent of the hazard from fumes released by firing of the weapons in the M7 Tank. Air samples were analyzed for carbon monoxide and ammonia by methods previously reported. Analysis for nitrous fumes were not carried out, earlier studies with the same ammunition having indicated the absence of any significant amounts. Results of the tests are given. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE