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From SCBA:

What is Phosgene?

Is a colorless gas when refrigenrants, such as freon, used in refrigerators, air conditions and beverage coolers come in contact with flame

2
From SCBA:

Whats is the percent if oxygen in the earth's atmosphere?

21 percent

3
From SCBA:

How many toxic gases are mentioned in the SCBA Manual?

7

4
From SCBA:

At what concentration level is Carbon Monoxide considered a extremely lethal gas?

3,200 ppm or .32 percent

5
From SCBA:

Which gas has a noticeable odor of "bitter almond"

Hydrogen Cyanide

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From SCBA:

What is the most notable source of hydrogen chloride?

PVC Polyvinyl Chloride

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From SCBA:

The normal concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is ___?

300ppm or .03 percent

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From SCBA:

Hydrogen Sulfide has the characteristic of what foul odor?

rotten eggs

9
From SCBA:

Hydrogen Cyanide kills by interfering with_____?

The oxygen exchange at the celluar level, preventing tissues and cells from absorbing and using oxygen

10
From SCBA:

Which gas is extremely irritating to the eyes?

Sulfur Dioxide

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From SCBA:

The use of SCBA's are mandatory when working in ________?

atmospheres that contain the products of combustion

12
From SCBA:

Firefighters should not enter atmospheres that have temps exceeding________?

120 to 130 degrees fahrenheit

13
From SCBA:

S.C.B.A stands for ?

Self Conatined Breathing Apparatus

14
From SCBA:

Percentage of nitrogen in earths atmosphere?

78%

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From SCBA:

carbon monoxide units with hemoglobin ______ times more readily than oxygen.

210

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From SCBA:

Phosgene produces what kind of odor?

musty hay

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From SCBA:

When mixed with water, what does phosgene turn into?

HCL (hydrochloric acid)