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An assessment of occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the UK.
A cross-industry occupational hygiene survey was commissioned by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to determine the levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure in UK industry and toExpand
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Inhalation exposure in secondary aluminium smelting.
Inhalation exposure at seven UK secondary aluminium smelters was investigated to quantify the main exposures and identify their sources. The substances monitored were gases (carbon monoxide, hydrogenExpand
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Determination of hydroquinone in air by high performance liquid chromatography.
A method for measuring hydroquinone in air was evaluated, both in the laboratory and in the workplace. The method involved sampling the inhalable fraction onto a filter contained in a multi-holedExpand
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Chemical pollutants in X-ray film processing departments.
A survey of X-ray film processing departments revealed the main airborne contaminants to be sulphur dioxide and acetic acid at concentrations of about 0.1 ppm. Glutaraldehyde was not detected eitherExpand
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Determination of Dimethyl Sulphate and Diethyl Sulphate in air by Thermal Desorption Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
A method for measuring dimethyl sulphate (DMS) and diethyl sulphate (DES) in air was evaluated, both in the laboratory and in the workplace. The method involved sampling onto sorbent tubes containingExpand
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The development of an improved method for the determination of coal tar pitch volatiles (CTPV) in air.
Test samples were collected at a range of sites using the MDHS 68 sampler, a 7-hole sampler, and a cyclone respirable-dust sampler. Glass fibre, Zefluor, Fluoropore and silver (0.8 and 5 microns)Expand
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Application of partial least squares calibration to measurements of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in coal tar pitch volatiles
Samples of air taken from a high temperature coke oven plant were assayed for the concentration of PAHs. The analyses were focused on a group of 16 PAHs as recommended by US Environmental ProtectionExpand
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AN INVESTIGATION OF THE COMPOSITION OF THE VAPOUR EVOLVED FROM AQUEOUS GLUTARALDEHYDE SOLUTIONS
Abstract The composition of the vapour evolved from aqueous glutaraldehyde solutions has been studied using gas chromatography, Fourier transform infra-red spectrometry and high-performance liquidExpand
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Chemical pollutants in X-ray film processing departments.
Abstract A survey of X-ray film processing departments revealed the main airborne contaminants to be sulphur dioxide and acetic acid at concentrations of about 0.1 ppm. Glutaraldehyde was notExpand