Volatile organic compounds produced during irradiation of mail.

@article{Smith2003VolatileOC,
  title={Volatile organic compounds produced during irradiation of mail.},
  author={P. A. Smith and M. V. Sheely and Shelly J Hakspiel and S. Miller},
  journal={AIHA journal : a journal for the science of occupational and environmental health and safety},
  year={2003},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={
          189-95
        }
}
  • P. A. Smith, M. V. Sheely, +1 author S. Miller
  • Published 2003
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • AIHA journal : a journal for the science of occupational and environmental health and safety
  • In 2001, Bacillus anthracis spores were delivered through the United States postal system in a series of bioterrorist acts. Controls proposed for this threat included sanitization with high-energy electrons. Solid phase microextraction was used with gas chromatography/mass spectrometry for field sampling and analysis of volatile compounds apparently produced from polymeric materials such as cellulose and plastics, immediately following processing of mail at a commercial irradiation facility… CONTINUE READING
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