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Document ID (ISN)21060
CIS number 74-967
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Leroux J., Davey A.B.C., Paillard A.
Title Proposed standard methodology for the evaluation of silicosis hazards.
Bibliographic information Sep. 1973, Vol.34, No.9, p.409-417. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract Following 5 years of research, the authors propose a versatile analytical technique which is deemed suitable for almost any quartz-containing respirable dust. The quartz content is determined from samples collected on 13-mm silver membrane filters which are analysed by X-ray diffraction and transmittance measurement. The accuracy is of the order of 3%, and the technique can be applied to crushed parent material, lung ash or other samples. The underlying mathematical considerationss are presented.
Descriptors (primary) silica; determination of concentration; hazard evaluation; dust
Descriptors (secondary) x-ray diffractometry; description of technique; filtration sampling; mathematical analysis
Document type -
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation