Accession Number : AD0474403

Title :   THE TOXICITY OF COMBUSTION PRODUCTS OF PYROTECHNICS.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo. 7 Aug-26 Oct 59,

Corporate Author : CHEMICAL WARFARE LABS ARMY CHEMICAL CENTER MD

Personal Author(s) : Weeks, Maurice H.

Report Date : MAY 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : The toxic properties of nine pyrotechnic items were determined from a study of the inhalation toxicity of their combustion products. The chemical composition and physical properties of these combustion products probably both play important, but not necessarily independent, roles in the production of toxic responses. (Author)

Descriptors :   *TOXICITY), (*PYROTECHNICS, COLORED FLARES, COLORED SMOKES, FLARES, SMOKE MUNITIONS, TEST METHODS, LABORATORY ANIMALS.

Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE