An Appraisal of Halogenated Fire Extinguishing Agents. Proceedings of a Symposium, Held at National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D. C. on April 11- 12, 1972
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC
The report presents the papers given at the symposium consists essentially of two groups Toxicology and Performance. The topics covered include Principles and procedures for toxicologic and physiologic evaluation of the Safety of Materials Use of human volunteers Inhalation injuries in fires Toxicology of pyrolysis products of halogenated agents Toxicology of Halon 1211 Halon 1301 Cardiovascular and nervous system effects of Bromotrifluoromethane Use of Halon 1301 in surface and deep-seated fires, aircraft cabin, and cargo fires, gasoline fires, shipboard fires, submarine fires, and explosions and propellant fires and the Use of Halon 1211 in hand extinguishers and fixed systems.