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Document ID (ISN)36709
CIS number 81-1958
Year 1981
Convention or series no. MDHS 10 MDHS 11
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive, Occupational Medicine and Hygiene Laboratories
Title Cadmium and inorganic compounds of cadmium in air - Laboratory methods using: 1. X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. 2. Atomic absorption spectrometry
Bibliographic information Directorate of Information and Advisory Services (IAS 5), Baynards House, 1 Chepstow Place, London W2 4TF, United Kingdom, June 1981. 3p. + 3p. 5 ref. Price: ú0.50 each data sheet.
Abstract Industrial use of cadmium, cadmium oxide and cadmium sulfide; description of sampling and analysis methods using (1) atomic absorption spectrometry; (2) x-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Aspects covered: scope, analytical limits, interfences, principle, reagents, apparatus, procedure (calibration of sampling pumps, collection of samples, analysis), calculations.
Descriptors (primary) cadmium and compounds; determination in air; sampling and analysis; toxic substances
Descriptors (secondary) cadmium oxide; x-ray spectrometry; cadmium sulfide; X-ray fluorescence; data sheet; cadmium; replaced; description of technique; atomic absorption spectrometry
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances