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Wipe sampling to assess pesticide exposures on skin: preliminary method evaluation.

Authors
Boeniger-MF; Nishioka-M; Carreon-T; Sanderson-W
Source
Proceedings of the International Conference on Occupational and Environmental Exposures of Skin to Chemicals: Science & Policy, Arlington, VA, September 8-11, 2002. Morgantown, WV: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2002 Sep; :1-2
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20027271
Abstract
Skin exposures to pesticides in agriculture are considered to be the primary route of worker exposure. However, there remains a paucity of data for quantifying such exposures. In addition, the methods used to measure exposures vary and the efficiency of each method of sampling may differ, adding to the difficulties in interpreting results. A preliminary range finding and method evaluation survey was recently performed in California in preparation for a larger study to determine exposure reduction intervention effectiveness.
Keywords
Skin-absorption; Skin-disorders; Skin-exposure; Skin-irritants; Agricultural-chemicals; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-workers; Exposure-assessment; Exposure-limits; Exposure-levels; Pesticides; Pesticides-and-agricultural-chemicals; Analytical-methods
Publication Date
20020908
Document Type
Abstract
Fiscal Year
2002
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
Proceedings of the International Conference on Occupational and Environmental Exposures of Skin to Chemicals: Science & Policy, Arlington, VA, September 8-11, 2002
State
WV; VA; OH
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