What are sources of cyanide gas in smoke inhalation?

Updated: Oct 15, 2021
  • Author: Keith A Lafferty, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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CN gas can be produced by combustion of the following:

  • Plastics

  • Polyurethane

  • Wool

  • Silk

  • Nylon

  • Nitriles

  • Rubber

  • Paper products


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