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Document ID (ISN)100185
CIS number 02-1374
ISSN - Serial title 1047-322X - Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Zey J.N., Stewart P.A., Hornung R., Herrick R., McCammon C., Zaebst D., Pottern L.M., Dosemeci M., Bloom T.F.
Title Evaluation of concurrent personal measurements of acrylonitrile using different sampling techniques
Bibliographic information Feb. 2002, Vol.17, No.2, p.88-95. 19 ref.
Abstract Since the 1980s certain US enterprises engaged in the production of acrylonitrile (AN) monomer, acrylic fibres and resins and other products containing AN have systematically been engaging in monitoring the exposure of their workers to the substance. Each enterprise chose its own method of personal air sampling. The aim of this study was to evaluate these methods in 8 separate locations, in order to establish whether the results can be used in a retrospective epidemiological study. In fact the results show that the plant measurements were sufficiently comparable for purposes of epidemiology.
Descriptors (primary) personal sampling; sampling methods; sampling and analysis; acrylonitrile
Descriptors (secondary) USA; occupational health laboratories; comparative analysis; statistical evaluation; statistical aspects; air sampling
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Statistics
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cyano compounds