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Document ID (ISN)101390
CIS number 03-355
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2596-6
Year 2003
Convention or series no. MDHS 98
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Hydroquinone in air: Laboratory method using high performance liquid chromatography
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Jan. 2003. 5p. 10 ref. Price: GBP 12.00.
Abstract This document describes a laboratory method for the determination of the concentration of hydroquinone in air. Air samples are collected in the breathing zone in a dust sampler backed with a sorbent tube. After desorption into acetonitrile, the samples are analysed by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Contents: legal requirements; health effects, safety and health precautions and exposure limits; principle and scope of the method; sampling equipment; laboratory apparatus; reagents; preparation and collection of samples; sample analysis; calculation of results; method performance; quality control measures; recommendations for the test report
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; hydroquinone; determination in air; sampling and analysis
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; data sheet; description of technique; high performance chromatography
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Alcohols