Hydrogen cyanide

CAS RN: 74-90-8

Hot Zone Overview

Hot Zone

Rescuers should be trained and appropriately attired before entering the Hot Zone. If the proper equipment is not available, or if rescuers have not been trained in its use, call for assistance in accordance with local Emergency Operational Guides (EOG). Sources of such assistance should be obtained from a local HAZMAT teams, mutual aid partners, the closest metropolitan strike system (MMRS) and the U. S. Soldier and Biological Chemical Command (SBCCOM)-Edgewood Research Development and Engineering Center. SBCCOM may be contacted (from 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST call 410-671-4411 and from 4:30PM - 7:00AM EST call 410-278-5201), ask for the Staff Duty Officer.

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