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My husband got refrigeration freon in his eyes. He flushed

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my husband got refrigeration freon in his eyes. He flushed with lots of running water. Should I take him to the hospital?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Steve -- a.k.a. Oreport replied 11 years ago.
My research indicates that flushing the eyes is appropriate first aid
for Freon contamination. However, since there are different types
(and presumably different concentrations) of freon -- I strongly advise
you to called poison control at 1-***-***-**** -- Just to cover all the
Freon can cause respiratory and heart problems, if inhaled -- so if
there is any chance of inhalation having taken place, a trip to the ER
would certainly be warranted -- just to be on the safe side.
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Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Steve -- a.k.a. Oreport's Post: Thank you. I am going to click on accept, and I hope I can put in a small bonus for your help.