Emergency First Aid Guide

These charts provide a list of the symptoms and the first aid required following exposure.

The Commentary offers more in-depth information on first aid treatments.

Chart number Title
1 Acids, alkalis, corrosives and irritants
2 Hydrocarbons
3 Turpentine and volatile oils
4 Naphthalene
5 Aldehydes and ketones
6 Esters and ethers
7 Alcohols (not methyl alcohol or allyl alcohol)
8 Methyl alcohol
9 Allyl alcohol
10 Amines, aliphatic
11 Cyanides and nitriles
12 Dimethyl formamide
13 Morpholines
14 Acrylamide
15 Pyridines
16 Amino and nitro aromatic compounds
17 Camphor oil
18 Chlorinated hydrocarbons
19 Brominated, fluorinated, iodinated hydrocarbons
20 Fluorocarbon refrigerants
21 Silicones and silicate esters
22 Aliphatic oxides and epoxides
23 Isocyanates
24 Mercaptans (thiols)
25 Perchloromethyl mercaptan
26 Dimethyl and diethyl sulphate
27 Azides
28 Organochlorine Insecticides
29 Organophosphate pesticides
30 Carbamate Insecticides
31 Thiocarbamate and dithiocarbamate pesticides
32 Phenoxyl herbicides
33 Miscellaneous pesticides and herbicides
34 Bipyridilium herbicides
35 Fluoroacetate and chloroacetate pesticides
36 Organotin pesticides
37 Anticoagulant rodenticides
38 Triorthocresyl phosphate (TOCP)
39 Phenols and picrates
40 Organic peroxides
41 Chlorine, bromine and similar compounds
42 Chlorites and hypochlorites
43 Chlorates, perchlorates, bromates and iodates
44 Fluorine, fluorides and hydrofluoric acid
45 Nicotine and salts
46 Strychnine and brucine
47 Arsenic and chloroarsines
48 Antimony and salts
49 Barium salts
50 Beryllium salts
51 Cadmium and compounds
52 Chromium and compounds
53 Aluminium, copper, tin, zinc and related compounds
54 Lead and compounds
55 Tetraethyl lead and tetramethyl lead
56 Lithium and compounds
57 Mercury and mercury compounds
58 Metal alkyls
59 Metal carbonyls
60 Osmium compounds
61 Selenium and compounds
62 Thallium and compounds
63 Vanadium, zirconium and related compounds
64 Phosphorus, red, white and yellow
65 Phosphides
66 Carbon disulphide and carbonyl sulphide
67 Sulphides
68 Oxalates
69 Nitrites
70 Boric acid and borates
71 Boranes
72 Phosgene
73 Phosphine
74 Arsine, stibine and germane
75 Carbon monoxide
77 Tellurium hexafluoride
78 Nitrogen oxides (not nitrous oxide)
79 Sulphur dioxide and related compounds
80 Hydrogen sulphide
81 Hydrazine and compounds
82 Nickel and platinum
83 Molybdenum and compounds
85 Tellurium compounds (not tellurium hexafluoride)
86 Aconitine and its salts
87 Iodine and iodides
88 Nitrates
89 Nitrous oxide
90 Drug preparations
91 Dinitrophenols, including DNOC
92 Chlorophenols
93 Thiocyanates
94 Ethylene glycol and related compounds
95 Chloronaphthalenes
96 Glycol ethers
98 1,3-Benzenediol
99 Cobalt and compounds
100 Infectious substances
101 Radioactive substances
102 Indium and compounds
103 Ammonium sulphamate (Ammonium amidosulphate)
104 Atrazine
105 Azoxybenzene
106 Bioallethrin
107 Dimethylacetamide
108 Endothal-sodium (ISO)
109 Ethoxyquin
110 8-Hydroxyquinoline sulphate
111 Rhodium and Rhodium compounds