From: Eugene Ngai <eugene_ngai**At_Symbol_Here**COMCAST.NET>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Safety Precautions for high concentrations of NO2 gas.
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2016 12:48:24 -0400
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NO2 can cause delayed pulmonary edema, the effects may be delayed up to 72 hrs. The NO2 also causes rapid olfactory fatigue, similar to H2S. Leak testing of the system and gas monitoring is critical


You should have the ATSDR Medical Treatment Guides available for ER


Eugene Ngai

Chemically Speaking LLC


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Sandhya Muralidharan
Sent: Monday, August 1, 2016 12:11 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Safety Precautions for high concentrations of NO2 gas.


Dear All, 


We have a laboratory planning to run experiments with high concentrations of NO2 gas[2500-5000 ppm]. Please advise on any specific specific safety precautions.  






Sandhya Muralidharan, PhD

Laboratory Safety Specialist

Environmental Health & Safety

Stony Brook University 

New York


phone - 6316329672

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