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Hydrogen Fluoride will remain an integral part of our operations when the Superior Refinery re-opens. However, it can be harmful in the event of a leak. We want to keep you informed.
Hydrogen Fluoride exposure can cause cardiac arrhythmia, and can even lead to cardiac arrest.1
Hydrogen Fluoride causes severe burns and skin ulcers on contact with the skin.2
Hydrogen Fluoride exposure can cause weakened bones, called skeletal fluorosis.3
Hydrogen Fluoride can cause pulmonary edema, which results in tissue damage, swelling, and fluid accumulation in the lungs.2
Hydrogen Fluoride can cause death with exposure to as little as 2.5% of the body’s surface area.1
Other symptoms of Hydrogen Flouride exposure include irritation to the eyes, nose, throat, eye burns, bronchitis, and rhinitis.4
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1 UNC Chapel Hill.https://ehs.unc.edu/chemical/hfa/chemical-safety-information-hydrofluoric-acid/
2 Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.https://wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/MMG/MMGDetails.aspx?mmgid=1142&toxid=250
3 Environmental Protection Agency.https://www.epa.gov/sites/default/files/2016-10/documents/hydrogen-fluoride.pdf
4 NIOSH pocket guide to chemical hazards.https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/npgd0334.html
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