Volatile substances

United States, 1971

Film
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Episode of Series “Single Concept Drug Films”
Informational film on the hazards associated with the abuse of common domestic and industrial chemicals: solvents, aerosol propellants, and anaesthetics. Alludes briefly to the injury which can result from the toxicity of these chemicals - permanent impairment of motor function and acute organ pathology. Directed more towards adult caregivers than the children and adolescents who are more likely to abuse these substances.

Credits

production company

National Audio Visual Center

Duration

00:03:55:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1971

Appears in

Single Concept Drug Films

Group of items

Single Concept Drug Films

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011592

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Drug abuse - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Study and teaching

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug addiction

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Physiological effect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Psychological aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hallucinogenic drugs

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hazardous substances

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Chemicals - Safety measures

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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