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The anesthetic gas and vapors that leak out into the surrounding room during medical
and surgical procedures are considered waste anesthetic gases.
They include nitrous oxide and halogenated agents (vapors) such as:
Potential adverse health effects of exposure to waste
anesthetic gases include loss of consciousness, nausea, dizziness, headaches, fatigue,
irritability, drowsiness, problems with coordination and judgment, as well
as sterility, miscarriages, birth defects, cancer, and liver and kidney
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