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Thread #104496   Message #2223993
Posted By: dick greenhaus
28-Dec-07 - 06:28 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Nobby Hall (Cyril Tawney)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Nobby Hall (Cyril Tawney)
Carbon tet used to be very popular in fire extinguishers. Its main problem, aside from it being carcinogenic and fairly toxic, was that when you sprayed it on hot metal, you generated phosgene gas, which was lethal enough to make the other drawbacks less fearsome.