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Wipes and methods for removal of metal contamination from surfaces.
Esswein-EJ; Boeniger-MF; Ashley-KE
U S Patent 7,604,997 2009 Oct; :1-16
Wipes, methods and kits useful for testing and/or removal of metal from surfaces (such as, dermal surfaces) are disclosed. Exemplar wipes, including the combination of a three-dimensionally textured absorbent support, a cationic surfactant, and a weak acid, are disclosed. In some examples, the cationic surfactant is isostearamidopropyl morpholine lactate (ISML), and the weak acid is citric acid.
Metal-dusts; Metals; Skin-exposure; Decontamination
DART; OD; DSHEFS
U S Patent 7,604,997
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