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Exposure chambers for research in animal inhalation.
Fraser DA; Bales RE; Lippmann M; Stokinger HE
Public Health Service, U.S. Department of HEW, Publication Health Monograph No.57, Public Health Service Publication No. 662, 1959 Jan; :1-60
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.
NIOSH-Author; Testing-facilities; Medical-research; Sampling-methods; Air-sampling; Measurement-instrumentation; Airborne-particulates; Dust-inhalation; Airflow; Industrial-hygiene
Burear of State Services
Public Health Service, U.S. Department of HEW, Publication Health Monograph No.57, Public Health Service Publication No. 662, 60 pages, 79 references
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division