Methy isocyanate(mic)
 
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It is a fairly stable liquid at 27oc, but becomes gaseous at 31oc. It has a pungent sweetish smell. It is highly volatile and inflammable. It is used in the manufacture of pesticides, adhesives and plastics.
Route :
Inhalation
Mechanism of action :
•irritant action of the vapour at the biophysical level •carbymaltion action at the biochemical level
Clinical Picture :
•Acute irritation of eyes, lacrymation, blurring of vision, severe burning in throat, chest pain and laboured breathing, •Liver damage, kidney damage, methemoglohinemia and neurological defects •Teratogenic or mutagenic agents
Treatment :
•Symptomatic •Sodium thiosulphate is beneficial
07/14/2019 01:42:48 Methy isocyanate(MIC)
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