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What makes a give gas at a specific inspired partial pressure poisonous? I know that is somewhat general, so I'll as that I am looking for breathable atmospheres. What makes a breathable atmosphere and what does not? not referring to pressure here directly, but what makes a gas mixture breathable, for example at higher pressures helium has to be mixed in, lower pressure more oxygen has to be present, but I don't mean pressure variations, I mean say at one atmosphere, what level of fluorine or chlorine (or both) or any other gases would be tolerable or toxic, etc. Including high habitable-temperature gases. Thanks, Gabriel
Re: What makes a given gas at a specific inspired partial pressure poisonous?
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