Accession Number:

ADA083929

Title:

The Mammalian Toxicity of Fluomine Dust

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV IRVINE

Report Date:

1980-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

Acute chronic toxic effects of fluomine on animals were evaluated to establish recommendations for health and safety standards. Fluomine, also known as cobalt-bis3-fluorosalicylaldehyde-ethylenediimine, is an alternate oxygen storage source at high altitudes. Fluomine was shown to be an eye and skin irritant and a potent dermal sensitizing agent. Chronic inhalation exposure to 0.5 mgcu m produced pulmonary changes in dogs and rats while no significant irritation was noted at an exposure concentration of 0.1 mgcu m3.

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE