The importance of ammonia in the metabolic effects of hydrazine.

  • W N Floyd
  • Published 1980 in Aviation, space, and environmental medicine


Acute exposure to hydrazine (N2H4), Mol. Wt.: 32.05, an importance liquid rocket propellant and parent compound of useful pharmaceutical agents such as isoniazid and hydralazine and other chemical compounds, produces severe central nervous system effects, such as coma and convulsions sometimes resulting in death. Heretofore, treatment has been symptomatic… (More)


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