Diflourathane Toxicology Report


A “Duster” Inhalation Exposure with Drugs Leads to Death   A 23-year-old male patient was brought to the emergency department (ED) by emergency medical services after being found on a train platform unresponsive. A witness had observed the patient inhaling a commercial duster product containing a fluorinated hydrocarbon. The patient was pulseless at the scene and upon arrival to the … [Read more...]

10 dangers of compressed air dusters


There is one critical fact consumers should know about "Canned Air": it isn't air! In fact, it is a mixture of flammable gases with names like difluoroethane, triflorouethane and tetrafluoroethane. A cleaning product commonly used in offices and homes, Canned Air might more accurately be called "Compressed Gas Disseminators" or "Gas Dusters." And it's imperative to understand these gases are not … [Read more...]

Huffing alleged in car-house wreck in Mitchell Monday


19-year-old man allegedly inhaled compressed air to get high before running into two vehicles, a concrete barrier, a sign and then a house Monday afternoon in Mitchell River Malatare, of Mitchell, was arrested after the incident. He told law enforcement that he had inhaled or “huffed” air from an air duster, said Officer Kelly Loudenburg, of the Mitchell Police Division. “He had no … [Read more...]

Woman arrested for ‘huffing’ cleaning duster in school parking lot


BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge woman arrested for ‘huffing' cleaning duster in school parking lot A 21-year-old woman was arrested after she was found huffing cleaning duster in the parking lot at a local school. A deputy with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Adelaide Tanner on Wednesday, Oct. 23 shortly before 11:00 p.m. According to the affidavit, she was … [Read more...]

Maryland woman dies from ‘huffing’


ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WUSA9) -- Tears fill Kathryn Conley's eyes when she remembers her daughter Malia Manning 'before.' She describes her as a carefree little girl who grew up to be an extroverted young woman who loved to laugh, surrounded by friends. That was before addiction grabbed hold and never let go. According to her family, Malia was found dead behind a Walmart store in West Palm Beach, … [Read more...]