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A charcoal sampling method and a gas chromatographic analytical procedure for carbon disulfide.
McCammon-CS Jr.; Quinn-PM; Kupel-RE
Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 1975 Aug; 36(8):618-625
Research is reported concerning an acceptable method for sampling and analyzing samples for carbon-disulfide (75150). Test atmospheres of carbon-disulfide were generated dynamically using the syringe injection method, and the theoretical concentration verified by a liquid absorbent, colorimetric method. The carbon-disulfide was adsorbed on charcoal tubes, eluted with benzene, and quantitated with a gas chromatograph equipped with a sulfur flame photometric detector. The results compared with the colorimetric analysis. The sensitivity of this method is one microgram on a charcoal tube. The charcoal tubes were also tested for breakthrough volumes, holding power versus time, and the effect of air transport and temperature cycles.
NIOSH-Author; Chromatography; Gas-chromatography; Analytical-methods; Photometric-analysis; Air-contaminants; Toxic-gases; Sulfur-compounds
Issue of Publication
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
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