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Exposure chambers for research in animal inhalation.

Authors
Fraser DA; Bales RE; Lippmann M; Stokinger HE
Source
Public Health Service, U.S. Department of HEW, Publication Health Monograph No.57, Public Health Service Publication No. 662, 1959 Jan; :1-60
NIOSHTIC No.
00072592
Abstract
Monograph describing the basic types of exposure chambers that have been successfully employed by the Occupational Health Program, Public Health Service, to investigate problems in industrial toxicology, together with the philosophy that guided their construction and development. Data are presented to demonstrate the operating performance of the chambers. Some of the topics covered are: large, small, control and pilot exposure chanbers; design considerations; operation and performance for solid particulates and liquid aerosols; sampling and sampling procedures and devices; characteristics of vapors and gases; physical and chemical environment; warning devices; loading of chambers.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Testing-facilities; Medical-research; Sampling-methods; Air-sampling; Measurement-instrumentation; Airborne-particulates; Dust-inhalation; Airflow; Industrial-hygiene
Publication Date
19590101
Document Type
Book
Fiscal Year
1959
NIOSH Division
Burear of State Services
Source Name
Public Health Service, U.S. Department of HEW, Publication Health Monograph No.57, Public Health Service Publication No. 662, 60 pages, 79 references
State
OH
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division