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a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis

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As the gas is an asphyxiant we had to get people out quickly, which we did before there were problems.
Carbon monoxide (CO), a colorless and odorless gas, is classified as a pulmonary asphyxiant.
Dans une autre chronique du 23 decembre de la meme annee, le meme correspondant a appuye sans encombre les methodes violentes de l'armee : Il faut doter notre armee du materiel de guerre le plus moderne : aeroports et gaz asphyxiant, canons de lancement ainsi que d'autres moyens offensifs que la science a inventes pour detruire l'ennemi et le terroriser (.
Outre la degradation des atouts portuaires et infrastructurels, la cherte des carburants atteignant des seuils asphyxiants des frais de production, demeure une epee de Damocles qui hante les operateurs, deja en difficulte devant le surnombre de la flottille et la penurie du poisson.
Valoriser la ville, comme disait l'autre, ne veut nullement dire exterminer son equite sociale et la confier aux seuls detenteurs de capitaux et aux speculateurs qui s'amusent a batir et vendre a des prix asphyxiants.
Les lectures qui tuent, tel pourrait etre en quelque sorte le titre du roman de Flaubert lequel met l'accent de surcroit sur le conflit permanent entre le monde reve et le monde reel, entre les aspirations de l'individu et les exigences de la societe, entre l'elan d'un moi en emoi et les carcans asphyxiants que lui impose/oppose la Doxa.
Information * Health-Blue * Product Identifier Provided on * Flammability-Red * Signal Word Label * Instability-Yellow * Hazard Statement(s) * Special Hazards **- * Pictogram(s) White * Precautionary statements); and ** OX Oxidizers * Name address and phone W Water Reactives number of responsible SA Simple Asphyxiants party.
Poisonous chemicals can lead to cell death, and asphyxiants will affect the body's ability to use oxygen.
In the API's initial test plan for the Petroleum Gases Category, its Petroleum HPV Testing Group (PHTG) proposed separate acute mammalian, repeated dose, reproductive, and developmental toxicity tests on each of the individual gases ethane, butane, propane, and isobutane, even though these gases are explosive at concentrations below those at which health effects are observed and have been shown to act primarily as simple asphyxiants (Nicholson et al.