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Chapter 25

Assessment of Fire Toxicity from Polymer Nanocomposites

In the UK, dwellings have consistently been the scene of most fire related deaths (87%). Nearly 70% of dwelling fire deaths occur in the room of fire origin, often in a small, enclosed space, such as bedroom, or living or dining room, likely to restrict ventilation in a fire.1 Surveys of victims fro...
Print publication date: 03 Dec 2008
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-149-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-921-0