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The evaluation of gas detector tube systems: chlorine.
Johnson BA; Roper CP
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services and Mental Health Administration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, RR-19, 1972 Jun; :1-15
Determination of the reliability of chlorine detector tubes, representing all tubes available in the United States, by testing at concentrations of 0.5, 1, 2, and 5 times the threshold values of known concentrations of chlorine generated by a dynamic permeation tube system. These concentrations were verified by an independent chemical method of analysis. Of the five brands of tubes evaluated, only one brand was determined acceptable.
Inorganic-gases; Toxic-gases; Gas-analysis; Gas-detectors; Testing; TLV; Analytical-methods
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