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Progress Report on Smoke Toxicity Research in the U.S.


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Gann, R. G.

U.S./Japan Government Cooperative Program on Natural Resources (UJNR). Fire Research and Safety. 12th Joint Panel Meeting. October 27-November 2, 1992, Tsukuba, Japan, Building Research Inst., Ibaraki, Japan Fire Research Inst., Tokyo, Japan, 138-140 pp, 1992.

Keywords:

fire safety; fire research; smoke; combustion toxicity; toxicology; exposure; toxic gases

Abstract:

The three years since the 11th meeting of the UJNR Panel on Fire Research and Safety have seen remarkable progress toward resolution in this field. They have also seen a major drop in research into fire toxicology. The field of smoke toxicity can be subdivided into three areas, which are discussed as follows.