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Compact personal monitor for organic air pollutants.

Authors
West-PW
Source
Environmental Sciences Institute, Chemistry Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1978 May; :1-8
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00197928
Abstract
Monitors for selected organic and inorganic gaseous hazards were developed. Initially the goal was to develop personal monitors utilizing the permeation approach and resulting in a light weight, inexpensive, accurate, reliable and convenient device, free from the usual environmental stresses. The results of field evaluations conducted for the detection of vinyl-chloride (75014), benzene (71432), toluene (108883), inorganic gases, hydrogen-fluoride (7664393), and hydrogen-sulfide (7783064) were presented. Studies have substantiated the applicability of the permeation approach for monitoring benzene, toluene, trichloroethylene (79016), methylene- chloride (75092), chloroform (67663), and carbon-tetrachloride (56235). Laboratory and field tests have validated the vinyl- chloride monitor, and results from studies on the other gases have shown promise.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Grants-other; Personal-protective-equipment; Air-quality-monitoring; Safety-monitoring; Workplace-monitoring; Chemical-agent-detectors; Toxic-gases
Contact
Chemistry Louisiana State Univ A&M Coll 111 Coates Laboratories Baton Rouge, LA 70803
CAS No.
75-01-4; 71-43-2; 108-88-3; 7664-39-3; 7783-06-4; 79-01-6; 75-09-2; 67-66-3; 56-23-5
Publication Date
19780512
Document Type
Final Grant Report
Funding Amount
149958
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB91-185231
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-00666
NIOSH Division
OEP
Priority Area
Grants-other
Source Name
Environmental Sciences Institute, Chemistry Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
State
LA
Performing Organization
Louisiana State Univ A&M Col Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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