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hydrogen sulfide n. A colorless, flammable poisonous gas, H 2 S, having a characteristic rotten-egg odor and used as an antiseptic, a bleach, and a.

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Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)
Health effects of H2S exposure.
Material Safety Data Sheet HYDROGEN SULFIDE
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Hydrogen Sulfide
What is H2S? • Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a colorless gas. • At low concentrations it has an obnoxious odor similar to rotten eggs.

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State: Potentially deadly gas at drilling rigs
According to those reports, Neslin said, potentially deadly levels of hydrogen sulfide, also called H2S, were reported at Noble wells in 2009. Noble was unable to respond immediately to calls about the COGCC findings on Thursday.
State officials looking into hydrogen sulfide reports
State agency confirms hydrogen sulfide reports in GarCo gas fields
The Colorado agency charged with overseeing natural gas drilling in the state says one company, at least, has admitted to encountering hydrogen sulfide at drilling rig sites in Garfield County.
Company shows new analyzers
The new analyzers, HY-OPTIMA 740 and 1740, support tolerance of 10 percent hydrogen sulfide and 20 percent carbon monoxide environments.
Putting the squeeze on fruit with 'pascalization' boosts healthful antioxidant
Recent studies reveal several physiological roles of H2S, including vasodilator, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-atherosclerotic effects in in vitro and animal studies. Diabetic patients have lower blood concentration of H2S.

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Hydrogen sulfide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hydrogen sulfide (British English: hydrogen sulphide) is the chemical compound with the formula H2S.
Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)
Health effects of H2S exposure.
Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Factsheet
Information sheet summarising the health hazards of exposure to hydrogen sulfide.
Hydrogen Sulfide Information
Hydrogen sulfide is a colorless gas with an offensive stench and is said to smell like rotten eggs. The gas can be detected at a level of 2 parts per billion.
EARTHWORKS - Hydrogen Sulfide
Hydrogen sulfide occurs naturally in the environment (e.g., in volcanic gases, marshes, swamps, sulfur springs, decaying organic matter).

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