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Subject: Does burning wool release cyanide gas?

Date: Fri Feb 5 15:05:07 1999
Posted by Nancy Joyce
Grade level: grad (science)
School: No school entered.
City: Manderson State/Province: WY
Country: USA
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 918248707.Ch

I raise sheep and a firefighter recently told me that burning 
wool releases dangerous cyanide gas.  Is this true?

Re: Does burning wool release cyanide gas?

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