Volume 35, Issue 6 (November 1990)

    A Death Resulting from Trichlorotrifluoroethane Poisoning

    (Received 18 September 1989; accepted 14 December 1989)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Fatalities due to accidental exposure to chlorinated hydrocarbon in an industrial setting have been infrequently reported. The deaths in these cases have occurred within poorly ventilated, enclosed compartments or areas. A case is presented of a 16-year-old male who died as a result of exposure to trichlorotrifluoroethane while working in an open pit. Chromatographic results and tissue concentrations are presented.


    Author Information:

    McGee, MB
    Chief medical examiner, Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office, St. Paul, MN

    Meyer, RF
    Forensic toxicologist, Forensic Science Laboratory, State of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

    Jejurikar, SG
    Chief of forensic toxicology, Forensic Science Laboratory, State of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN


    Stock #: JFS12983J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12983J

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    Title A Death Resulting from Trichlorotrifluoroethane Poisoning
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30