NIOSH Safety and Health Topic:

Emergency Response Resources

 

Chemical Agent Information

Emergency Response Resources

hospital worker, firefighter, police officer, hazmat cleanup worker

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Abrin

NIOSH Emergency Response Cards - Abrin
Information for first responders includes Agent-specific identification, medical symptoms, prevention & personal protective equipment, fire fighting, sampling & analytical methods, decontamination, spillage disposal, packaging & labeling information.

Cyanide

NIOSH Emergency Response Cards
Information for first responders includes Agent-specific identification, medical symptoms, prevention & personal protective equipment, fire fighting, sampling & analytical methods, decontamination, spillage disposal, packaging & labeling information.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response- Cyanide (CDC)
Includes Fact Sheets, Emergency Response Cards, Toxilogical Profiles, and FAQ's about Cyanide.

Mustard (Sulfur Mustard)

NIOSH Emergency Response Cards - Sulfur Mustard
Information for first responders includes Agent-specific identification, medical symptoms, prevention & personal protective equipment, fire fighting, sampling & analytical methods, decontamination, spillage disposal, packaging & labeling information.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response - Sulfur Mustard (CDC)
Includes Fact Sheets, Emergency Response Card, Toxilogical Profiles, Medical Management Guidelines, and FAQ's about Sulfur Mustard.

Nitrogen Mustard

NIOSH Emergency Response Cards
Information for first responders includes Agent-specific identification, medical symptoms, prevention & personal protective equipment, fire fighting, sampling & analytical methods, decontamination, spillage disposal, packaging & labeling information.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response - Nitrogen Mustard (CDC)
Includes Fact Sheets, Emergency Response Cards, Toxilogical Profiles, and FAQ's about Nitrogen Mustard.

Ricin

NIOSH Emergency Response Cards - Ricin
Information for first responders includes Agent-specific identification, medical symptoms, prevention & personal protective equipment, fire fighting, sampling & analytical methods, decontamination, spillage disposal, packaging & labeling information.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response - Ricin (CDC)
Includes FAQ's and Emergency Response Card about Ricin.

Sarin

NIOSH Emergency Response Cards - Sarin
Information for first responders includes Agent-specific identification, medical symptoms, prevention & personal protective equipment, fire fighting, sampling & analytical methods, decontamination, spillage disposal, packaging & labeling information.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response - Sarin (CDC)
Includes Fact Sheets, Emergency Response Card, Medical Management Guidelines, and FAQ's about Sarin.

VX

NIOSH Emergency Response Cards - VX
Information for first responders includes Agent-specific identification, medical symptoms, prevention & personal protective equipment, fire fighting, sampling & analytical methods, decontamination, spillage disposal, packaging & labeling information.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response - VX (CDC)
Includes Fact Sheets, Emergency Response Card, Medical Management Guidelines, and FAQ's about VX.

Other Chemical Agent Resources

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (CDC) Chemical Agents List A-Z

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs)
EPA web site describes dangers from exposure to airborne chemicals and recommends guideline levels for short-term exposures to airborne hazardous substances.
External Link: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/aegl/

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