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Epistaxis is the medical term for a nosebleed (bloody nose).
We have all kinds of first aid signs, posters and labels at Safety Emporium.
Exposure to certain chemicals can irritate the mucous membranes of the nose and lead to inflammation and/or bleeding. You can prevent inhalation of the material by following the precautions listed on the SDS. Such measures could include engineering controls, local exhaust ventilation, and/or the use of respirators.
See also: Embolism.
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