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The generation of hydrocyanic acid gas in fumigation by portable machines

by H. D. Young

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Published by University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fumigation,
  • Equipment and supplies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.D. Young
    SeriesCircular / University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 139, Circular (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 139.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25232728M

    Hydrocyanic acid is may be irritating to the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes. Lacrimation (tearing) and a burning sensation of the mouth and throat are common. Emergency Life-Support Procedures: Acute exposure to hydrocyanic acid may require decontamination and life support for the victims. March, ] Difussion of Hydrocyanic Acid Gas. EXPERIMENTS TO TEST THE DIFFUSION OF HYDRO-CYANIC ACID GAS IN FUMIGATING HOUSES.* A. F. BURGESS. In February, , a set of fumigation experiments was started to test the diffusion of hydro-cyanic gas in fumigating houses, with the object of determining the rapidity with which.

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(Harry Dashiell) Young. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Fumigation Author: H. D.#N# (Harry Dashiell) Young. cyanide in water is called hydrocyanic acid, or prussic acid. It was discovered in by a Swedish chemist, Carl Wilhelm Scheele, who prepared it from the pigment Prussian blue. Hydrogen cyanide and its compounds are used for many chemical processes, including fumigation, the case hardening of iron and steel, Read More; molecular clouds.

Hydrocyanic-acid gas fumigation in California Series Title: Bulletin / U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology ; Uncontrolled: Fumigation of citrus trees Value of sodium cyanid for fumigation purposes Chemistry of fumigation with hydrocyanic-acid gas Hydrocyanic acid gas fumigation in California Physical Description.

The procedure for generating HCN for fumigation from sodium cyanide and sulphuric acid in crocks, barrels or special generators is discussed in Chapter 8. Generation from Calcium Cyanide Calcium cyanide, Ca (CN)2, is a dark grey powder which yields HCN in reaction with the moisture in the air.

Ventilation and aeration should not be the only means relied on to eliminate hydrocyanic acid gas after fumigation. What is required is a substance that will combine with the remains of the gas and is inoffensive in itself. Hydrocyanic acid acting on aldehydes forms compounds, which when saponified yield an ammoniacal salt that is non-poisonous.

Hydrogen cyanide gas is produced in blast furnaces, gas works, and coke ovens. Cyanide is also found in combustion products of x-ray film, wool, silk, nylon, paper, nitriles, rubber, urethanes, polyurethane, and other synthetics.

Along with carbon monoxide, it is a common cause of fatalities in industrial and domestic fires. 1–5. Hydrocyanic acid gas and other toxic gases in commercial fumigation.

Cousineau, F. Legg, Amer. Journ. Public Health(25), 3, – Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde vol pages – ()Cite this article. Fumigation with Liquid Hydrocyanic Acid. Physical and Chemical Pro- perties of Liquid Hydrocyanic Acid.

The Carob in California. Nutritive Value of the Carob Bean. Plum Pollination. Investigations with Milking Machines. Mariout Barley. The Generation of Hydrocyanic Acid Gas in Fumigation by. After the employment of hydrocyanic acid gas as a fumigant for ships in the tropics, with the technic which has been developed, Gilles 1 states that the average time for clearance of the gas after fumigation has never exceeded six hours.

At the expiration of four hours' continued ventilation, the holds and spaces are carefully tested with. Lightweight, user-friendly, portable the qualities you’d want in a smartphone are the same ones you’d want in a gas monitor, and the Dräger Pac and Pac deliver.

The Pac is suitable for measuring CO2 and O2, while the Pac also measures PH3. In this article the author has assembled a large number of facts about fumigation with hydrocyanic acid gas, and he includes an historical introduction.

The sources of his information are given in a good list of references. The conclusions are very definite in urging that, in spite of its manifest advantages, the use of the gas should be forbidden on account of its toxicity, except in.

The authors strongly advocate hydrocyanic gas as an insecticide, and have found that the most convenient method of generating the gas is by mixing solutions of sulfuric acid and potassium cyanide of the strength of per cent.

in each case. For small rooms the separate solutions are passed into the room through tubing at the same rate and are allowed to mix in an open dish placed inside the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Howard, L.O. (Leland Ossian), Hydrocyanic-acid gas against household insects.

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. Hydrocyanic acid gas is more penetrating and more toxic than sulphur dioxide or carbon monoxide. It is easily and quickly generated, requires little apparatus, is not destructive to inanimate objects and presents little danger in experienced hands.

From a number of experiments, it was found that 5 oz. of potassium cyanide per 1, cubic feet gave as good results as 10 oz.

Powdered potassium. Fumigation of citrus trees / R.S. Woglum -- The value of sodium cyanid for fumigation purposes / by R.S. Woglum -- Chemistry of fumigation with hydrocyanic-acid gas /. It has been suggested that fumigation with hydrocyanic acid gas should be prohibited in Moscow on the grounds that it is dangerous and not effective against cockroaches.

The author quotes details of its application for the fumigation of various types of dwellings in the Uralsk region showing that it kills bed-bugs [Cimex lectularius, L.] and cockroaches and is not dangerous if reasonable.

Gas fumigation employs fumigants in their gaseous states for pest control. According to John Burke Sullivan and Gary R. Krieger in the book "Clinical Environmental Health and Toxic Exposures," gas fumigation is performed within enclosed chambers or by enclosing a space with a gas-proof covering.

This method of fumigation, called space. Crops and pests on which the gas has been successfully used. 2 Cubic contents of the house. 4 Amount of potassium cyanide to use. 5 Selecting a time to fumigate -- Preparation of the house for fumigation. 6 Method of making the gas.

7 Fumigating boxes --. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation."By the careful use of hydrocyanic-acid gas in accordance with the directions given in this bulletin practically all insects infesting the foliage of ornamental plants in greenhouses may be controlled, and more cheaply and effectively than by any other means." -- p.

2. Discusses methods for fumigation, chemical mixtures, ventilation, costs, and greenhouses in general.Hydrogen cyanide (HCN), sometimes called prussic acid, is a chemical compound with the chemical formula HCN.

It is a colorless, extremely poisonous and flammable liquid that boils slightly above room temperature, at °C ( °F). HCN is produced on an industrial scale and is a highly valuable precursor to many chemical compounds ranging from polymers to pharmaceuticals.