simple asphyxiant


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simple asphyxiant

A gas that displaces oxygen from the atmosphere, thereby reducing the amount of oxygen available during inhalation.
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OSHA identified several "items" that are not chemicals in the traditional sense but are covered under HCS 2012, including combustible dust, bricks, metal ingots, simple asphyxiants, welding rods and wires, and oil and gas products.
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