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Document ID (ISN)36270
CIS number 81-1607
Year 1980
Convention or series no. Undersökningsrapport 1980:37
Author(s) Borg E., Nilsson C.A., Nygren O., Söderman C.
Title Sampling and analysis of wood dust from timber impregnated under pressure - I. Determination of total chromium, chromium(VI) and copper
Original title Provtagning och analys av trädamm från tryckimpregnerat virke - I. Bestämning av totalkrom, krom(VI) och koppar [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, Fack, 17184 Solna, Sweden, 1980. 23p. Illus. 10 ref. Price: Swe-cr.10.00.
Abstract This study on timber impregnated with a wood preservative containing Cr, Cu and As shows that 16% of the total Cr found in wood dust consists of slightly soluble hexavalent Cr. The additive hygienic effect of these substances in normally impregnated timber is greater than 1 at a dust concentration of 1.5mg/m3 (35% of the TLV for wood dust).
Descriptors (primary) wood preservatives; copper; chromium; sampling and analysis; sawdust
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; report; determination of concentration; synergism; woodworking industry; arsenic
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Copper and compounds
Inorganic substances