It’s a product manufactured by Prevor (http://www.prevor.com/EN/index.php) for use instead of water for decontamination of personnel. Others on this list have detailed knowledge of this product.
Hi all ,
I hear d about this incident second hand. Have any of you heard of diphoterine ?
There recently has been a serious incident at a manufacturing site in Western Australia involving 98% H2SO4. As a result of this, corporate SHE is implementing the use of a wash solution called diphoterine . Has anyone heard of this? It's intended as a first aid measure (instead of water) to flush the skin and is supposed to ameliorate blistering and/or re duce pain from contact with acids and alkalis.
If anyone has any knowledge of it or experience using it I would be interes ted in hearing about it.
Mary Beth Lanza
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