The Precautions of Krypton

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The Precautions of Krypton

Post  gill on Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:05 am


Krypton is a colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas, krypton occurs in trace amounts in the atmosphere, is isolated by fractionally distilling liquified air, and is often used with other rare gases in fluorescent lamps. Krypton is inert for most practical purposes. Krypton can also form clathrates with water when atoms of it are trapped in a lattice of the water. Krypton is considered to be a non-toxic asphyxiant. Krypton has a narcotic potency seven times greater than air, so breathing a gas containing 50% krypton and 50% air would cause narcosis similar to breathing air at four times atmospheric pressure. This would be comparable to scuba diving at a depth of 30 m (100 ft) (see nitrogen narcosis) and potentially could affect anyone breathing it. Nevertheless, that mixture would contain only 10% oxygen and hypoxia would be a greater concern.


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Re: The Precautions of Krypton

Post  shagydeep on Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:53 am

Hello,
That's a nice information but actual face of Krypton is very bad and harming, showed in movies of Superman...

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