ARMY TM 5-6115-633-14&P
Monobromotrifluoroethane liquid or gas (Halon 1301) can cause death or
serious injury if personnel fail to observe safety precautions. Inhalation of
monobromotrifluoroethane gas at concentrations of 5% to 6% for more than 4
or 5 minutes may result in serious cardiac or central nervous system effects.
Liquid HaIon 1301 (including the spray in the immediate vicinity of the dis-
charge) may freeze the skin on contact. In the event of frostbite, warm the
affected area quickly to body temperature. Immerse hands in warm water or
place hands in armpits. Get medical attention promptly.
Do not attempt to verify readiness of fire extinguisher by partially discharging
unit. Any discharge of contents will require refilling.