Combustion products and other firefighter exposures

Occup Med. 1995 Oct-Dec;10(4):691-706.


The author examines a wide variety of substances, from smoke, to synthetic products, and even the products that are used to fight fires. Measurements of exposure are discussed for carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrogen chloride, hydrogen cyanide, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, benzene, and other chemicals.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Air Pollutants, Occupational* / adverse effects
  • Air Pollutants, Occupational* / analysis
  • Fires*
  • Gases / toxicity
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Hazardous Substances* / adverse effects
  • Hazardous Substances* / analysis
  • Hot Temperature / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Smoke / adverse effects


  • Air Pollutants, Occupational
  • Gases
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Smoke