Accession Number:

ADA043899

Title:

Fire Toxicology: Methods for Evaluation of Toxicity of Pyrolysis and Combustion Products.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C ADVISORY CENTER ON TOXICOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

After reviewing methods currently being used for evaluating the toxicity of pyrolysiscombustion products, the Committee has concluded that acceptable screening tests for evaluating these toxicities are not currently available, as all present methods have one or more shortcomings. The Committee has prepared guidelines for developing the needed methodology and has made recommendations for additional research. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Plastics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE