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RE: air bags



If they are "spent" then they are no longer reactive.  I assume the
original question had to do with proper disposal of bags containing the
residual powder, etc.


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>From: 	Hillenbrand, Steve J.
>Sent: 	Wednesday, October 15, 1997 7:53 AM
>To: 	'p2tech@great-lakes.net'
>Cc: 	Charles McEntyre; Joseph Phillips
>Subject: 	RE: air bags
>
>I assume you mean the reactive hazardous gas generator chemical.
>
>There is an urban myth (I assume it is a myth since it is "treatment" and
>therefore illegal without a permit) that junk yard operators hit the bumper
>with a sledge setting off the reactive substance and therefore making it
>non-hazardous.
>
>
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>From: 	William C. Arble, P.E.[SMTP:wca2@psu.edu]
>Sent: 	Tuesday, October 14, 1997 10:25 PM
>To: 	p2tech@great-lakes.net
>Subject: 	air bags
>
>Hi out there !
>
>Does anyone have any documentation on the proper disposal of spent
>automotive air-bags?
>
>
>bill arble
>
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