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Document ID (ISN)33110
CIS number 80-433
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bjurström R.
Title Determination of isocyanates in workplace air by liquid chromatography
Original title Mätning av isocyanater i arbetsmiljön med vätskekromatografisk metodik [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Undersökningsrapport 1979:23, Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, 17184 Solna, Sweden, 1979. 42p. Illus. 5 ref. Price: Swe-cr.10.00.
Abstract Testing of a new method, more sensitive than those currently used to determine concentrations of isocyanates in workplace air. The concentration of isocyanates is determined by combining them with an anthracene derivative when sampling. After separation in the laboratory the isocyanates are determined individually by high-pressure liquid chromatography. The method has been used in industry with good results (manufacture of polyurethane cushions). English version may be obtained from Health and Safety Executive, Translation Services, Explosion and Flame Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, United Kingdom.
Descriptors (primary) isocyanates; high-pressure liquid chromatography; determination in air; sampling and analysis
Descriptors (secondary) polyurethanes; description of technique; translation; exposure evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Isocyanates
Cyano compounds