Guidance

Hydrogen cyanide: health effects, incident management and toxicology

Information on hydrogen cyanide (HCN) for use in responding to chemical incidents.

Documents

Hydrogen cyanide: general information

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Hydrogen cyanide: incident management

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Hydrogen cyanide: toxicological overview

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Details

These documents provide information on the health effects of exposure, the chemical’s toxicity and material for responding to a chemical incident.

Published 1 July 2014
Last updated 16 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated general information document.
  2. Uploaded hydrogen cyanide: general information.
  3. Updated incident management advice as part of routine review.
  4. Updated toxicological overview.
  5. First published.