J. Meulenbelt

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    Chlorine is a greenish-yellow, corrosive gas with a distinctive odour. It is a strong oxidizing agent and highly soluble in water. It is easily absorbed through mucous membranes. Following exposure to chlorine the clinical symptoms appear instantly on exposure and may consist of nasal discharge, lacrimation, pain in the upper airways, dyspnoea, bronchospasm, bronchial oedema, oedema of the glottis, increased mucus production, haemoptysis and cyanosis.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)117-117
    Number of pages1
    JournalMedicine (GBR)
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


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