A 67 year old man is removing paint with a paint stripper. Methylene Chloride is known to be in some paint strippers.
The fumes from the methylene chloride are being inhaled and the man will soon experience symptoms
2 weeks later
after two weeks of removing paint for several days, the old amn has been exposed and has inhaled fumes of methylene chloride. his had noticed his symptoms like headaches, chest pain, fatigue, and loss of mental alertness.
the man was admitted into the hospital due the exposure of the fumes of the methylene chloride
a scientist at the hospital was studying the man's chemical contact and proposed to add oxygen to the methylene chloride to hopefully reduce the toxicity
6 C H2 Cl2 + 3 O2 -> 1 C6 H12 O6 + 6 Cl2
an equation was formulated to reduce the toxicity of the methylene chloride with oxygen to produce glucose and chlorine