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Document ID (ISN)112545
CIS number 12-0256
Year 2009
Convention or series no. RR 725
Author(s) White J.
Health and Safety Executive
Title MALDI/TOF/MS analysis of isocyanates and other hazardous workplace chemicals
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2009. viii, 24p. Illus. 18 ref.
Internet access MALDI/TOF/MS_analysis_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract Mass spectrometry has long been used to analyze samples taken in the workplace, and can be combined with other techniques to increase sensitivity, selectivity and accuracy. The work summarized in this report examines the application of the recently-developed Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization/ time-of-flight/ mass spectrometry (MALDI/TOF/MS) technique to the analysis of isocyanates in air and biocides in soil samples. Findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; isocyanates; biocides; sampling and analysis; description of technique
Descriptors (secondary) lasers; mass spectrometry; reliability; public OSH institutions; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Isocyanates