Accession Number:

AD0751427

Title:

Cardiovascular Effects of Fluorocarbon Exposure,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

The report reviews studies which have shown that certain fluorinated hydrocarbon compounds are capable of sensitizing the mammalian heart to epinephrine resulting in serious cardiac arrhythmias. This phenomenon is referred to as cardiac sensitization.

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE