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HFC-134a in Cars - Can it make you Crash?

Don Saunders don-saunders at tanstaaflgroup.com
Fri Oct 17 08:25:01 EST 1997


Gasoline is toxic.  All alkanes are toxic.  All chemicals are toxic
(including water).  It is the extent and manner of exposure (dose) that
makes the difference.  Moreover when exposed to gasoline, one is also
exposed to the additives.

altavoz wrote:
> 
> altavoz
> Gasoline is not toxic , it is inert , most alkanes are .
> The additives are toxic .
> 
> _________thread below___________
> 
> Hugh Easton wrote:
> >
> > On 1 Oct 1997 20:56:53 +1000, ian at ilm.mech.unsw.edu.au (Ian
> > Maclaine-cross) wrote:
> >
> > (comments about recent research indicating that HFC-134a and related
> > refridgerants are highly toxic)
> >
> > Aren't chemicals  like this supposed to be tested on animals before
> > being licenced for use in situations where people might be exposed to
> > them? It sounds like Dupont and the EPA have perpetrated a massive
> > fraud, banning the use of cheap, nontoxic, and environmentally
> > friendly hydrocarbons in favour of these noxious poisons.
> >
> > Hugh Easton
> 
> Oh for G-sake! Gasoline is 'highly' toxic.
> Rick



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