This book addresses the three basic areas of combustion toxicology: combustion of materials, assessment of the toxicity of smoke, and understanding of hazards to humans. It is based on the papers published in the Journal of Fire Sciences during 1983-1987.
Table of Contents
1. Combustion of Materials 2. Assessment of the Toxicity of Smoke 3. Understanding of Hazards to Humans 4. Biological Studies of Combustion Atmospheres 5. Influence of Heating Rates on the Toxicity of Evolved Combustion Products: Results and a System for Research 6. A Comparative Review of the Combustion Toxicity of Polyvinyl Chloride 7. An Evaluation of Smoke Toxicity and Toxic Hazard of Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing Combustion Products 8. A Bioassay Model for Testing the Incapacitating Effects of Exposure to Combustion Product Atmospheres Using Cynamolgus Monkeys 9. Acute Inhalation Toxicity of the Smoke Produced by Five Halogenated Polymers 10. Toxic Hazards of Acrolein and Carbon Monoxide During Combustion 11. Use of a Radiant Furnace Fire Model to Evaluate Acute Toxicity of Smoke 12. Modeling of Toxicological Effects of Fire Gases: I. Incapacitating Effects of Narcotic Fire Gases 13. Evaluation of Smoke Toxicity Using Concentration-Time Products 14. Combustion Conditions and Exposure Conditions for Combustion Product Toxicity Testing 15. The Suitability of the DIN 53436 Test Apparatus for the Simulation of a Fire Risk Situation with Flaming Combustion 16. Modeling of Toxicological Effects of Fire Gases: II. Mathematical Modeling of Intoxication of Rats by Carbon Monoxide and Hydrogen Cyanide 17. Reporting Combustion Product Toxicity Test Results 18. Modeling of Toxicological Effects of Fire Gases: III. Quantification of Post-Exposure Lethality of Rats from Exposure to HCI Atmospheres 19. The Toxicity of Fire Effluents from Textiles and Upholstery Materials 20. Effect of Experimental Conditions on the Evolution of Combustion Products Using a Modified University of Pittsburgh Toxicity Test Apparatus
Hartzell, Gordon E.