Diborane Gas

Exposure

  • Microelectronics Manufacturing

Physiology

  • Diborane Gas Inhalation
    • Respiratory Irritant

Clinical

Short-Term Exposure

  • Mucous Membrane/Skin/Eye Irritation
  • Airway Irritation: may occur immediately or be delayed for up to 24 hrs
  • Acute Lung Injury-ARDS (see Acute Lung Injury-ARDS, [[Acute Lung Injury-ARDS]])

Longer-Term, Low-Level Exposure

  • Airway Irritation
  • Neurologic
    • Seizures (see Seizures, [[Seizures]])
    • Fatigue
    • Confusion/Lethargy
    • Transient Tremors

References

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