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Services To Operate And Maintain A Diesel Exhaust Exposure System For Chronic Animal Inhalation Exposure Studies.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NIOSH 1983 Jan:57 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00135037
Abstract
The services provided for the generation and monitoring of a diesel exhaust exposure system for chronic inhalation studies in experimental animals are reviewed. The animal inhalation chambers are located at the Center Hill Laboratory facility of the US Environmental Protection Agency. The generation and monitoring of diesel exhaust is done within NIOSH established guidelines. Tasks include operating and maintaining a Caterpillar 3304 diesel engine, and generating diesel exhaust fumes and diluting the diesel fumes as needed for experimentation. The company is also providing target experimental atmospheres such as diesel exhaust fumes of about 2 milligrams per cubic meter (mg/m3), respirable coal dust of an approximate concentration of 2mg/m3, and combination of gaseous diesel exhaust of about 1mg/m3 and respirable coal dust of about 1mg/m3. The company is also maintaining instruments used for analysis and monitoring, operating and maintaining an automatic data sampling and storage system, and recording and compiling pertinent analytical data.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Safety-research; Biochemical-analysis; Physiological-measurements; Analytical-methods; Animal-studies; Laboratory-testing; Air-conditioning; Medical-research; Fumes; Contract-210-82-6102;
Publication Date
19830116
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1983
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-246058
NTIS Price
A05
Identifying No.
Contract-210-82-6102
Source Name
NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Cincinnati, Ohio, PB83-246-058
State
OH;
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