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Table 6 Concentrations of CO and HCN from flexible polyurethane foam, polyester fabric and polyester fabric on polyurethane foam (Levin et al. 1986)

From: The fire toxicity of polyurethane foams

Flaming/non-flaming and temperature Material CO HCN
Concentration/ppm Yield/mg g−1 Concentration/ppm Yield/mg g−1
Non-flaming Polyurethane Foam 740 22.8 9 0.3
374–377 °C Polyester Fabric 2910 93 - -
Polyester Fabric on Polyurethane Foam 1390 33.28 5 0.12
Flaming Polyurethane Foam 840 26.0 27 1.515
523–527 °C Polyester Fabric 2990 92.2 - -
Polyester Fabric on Polyurethane Foam 3070 75.72 63 1.87