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How To Treat a Toxic Gas Exposure
In case your parents didn't tell you, mixing bleach and ammonia may kill you. The nitty gritty details of the chemical reaction aren't important, but the end result is a release of toxic gases capable of doing anything from a sore throat to unconsciousness and death.
Following tips can help in the case of a Toxic fumes Exposure.
Time Required: Until the EMS or ambulance arrives at site.
- Stay Safe. Regardless of anything else that happens, if you smell any strong odors then you need to move out of the area to fresh air. It only takes a few moments for many toxic fumes to overwhelm you. Obviously, if you become unconscious, you will not be able to summon help for yourself or anyone else.
- Call 102 and Get help on the way. The faster an ambulance or EMS arrives the less damage will be done to the patient. During any call to 102, do not hang up until instructed to do so.