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Oxygen Poisoning

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Oxygen Poisoning
Exposure to oxygen gas at elevated partial pressures may be toxic or even fatal.

Exposure to oxygen gas at elevated partial pressures may be toxic or even fatal. Oxygen poisoning ordinarily begins at partial pressures exceeding 50 kilopascals or about 50% oxygen at standard pressure.

Dharmeshkumar N Patel, Ashish Goel, SB Agarwal, Praveenkumar Garg, Krishna K Lakhani.
Although we need oxygen in order to live, oxygen can be a poison. Oxygen is toxic or even lethal at high partial pressures.

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