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The sampling of organic vapors using activated charcoal.
Teass-AW; McCammon-CS; Roper-CP; Saalwaechter-AT
NIOSH 1976 Jul; :55-73
Discussion of the sampling of organic vapors using activated charcoal. Topics include sample procedure, sample stability, capacity of charcoal and toluene breakthrough. Data are given on activated coconut charcoal MSA-6, on activated charcoals, and on activated petroleum charcoal 580-26. A diagram is given of the charcoal tube sampling device, with graphs illustrating the stability of 2-butanone, and trichloroethylene on charcoal samples; breakthrough curve, and adsorption potential against breakthrough capacity for toluene on activated coconut charcoal MSA-6 and activated petroleum charcoal 580-26.
Charcoal-adsorption; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Air-sampling; Air-sampling-equipment; Sampling-methods; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Organic-compounds; Toxic-vapors; Toxic-substances; Air-contamination; Air-quality-control; Air-quality-measurement
79-01-6; 78-93-3; 108-88-3; 75-09-2
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-193
Second NIOSH Solid Sorbents Roundtable (Edited by E. V. Ballou), NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, HEW Publication No. (NIOSH) 76-193
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