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fumes

[fyümz]
(chemistry)
Particulate matter consisting of the solid particles generated by condensation from the gaseous state, generally after volatilization from melted substances, and often accompanied by a chemical reaction, such as oxidation.
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Trangolas said the fire service arrived at the scene and followed all procedures, aired all spaes, cleared the chemicals on the floor and carried out inspections to ensure no fumes remained in the air.
One of the major sources of fumes aboard aircraft is the cabin air supply system.
Requiring FAA to Record and Monitor Reports of Fume Events: Directs the FAA to develop a standardized form/system to record airline crew reports of toxic fumes.
However, the practice could be it could be hugely damaging to people's health , with anti-solvent abuse charities saying inhaling the bin fumes could be more dangerous than sniffing glue or petrol.
Greater Manchester Police has warned the stunt is 'extremely dangerous' as the fumes from the plastic are 'highly toxic'.
VW, Daimler and BMW funded the tests in which more than 10 macaques were locked in airtight chambers full of toxic diesel fumes. VW chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch said the experiments were "totally incomprehensible" and must be investigated.
Houses should not be built in these high pollution areas but brown field sites are preferred to green belt areas so you get even more build-up of fumes.
This method is typically used in applications such as integral extraction of GMA welding fumes extensively at their source [5].
It is common knowledge that the less exhaust fumes your car produces the better.
DandL, which manufactures food and plastic inputs, told the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday that fumes have fully dissipated and the odor has subsided dramatically in the surrounding areas.
When mixed with diesel fumes, six of the eight chemicals reduced in volume and two disappeared completely within a minute, changing the chemical mix of the scent as it reacted with nitrogen oxides found in the exhaust fumes.
These conditions make the air in a naked mole-rat nest very acidic, which would normally trigger pain pathways that are activated by acidic fumes.