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Document ID (ISN)40448
CIS number 83-1613
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nečiporenko N.I., Procerova T.K., Klauček V.V.
Title Atomic-absorption determination of cadmium in workplace air
Original title Atomno-absorpcionnoe opredelenie kadmia v vozduhe rabočej zony [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1981, No.10, p.55-56. 5 ref.
Abstract Particulate cadmium or cadmium oxide in workplace air is determined by passing air to be sampled through a perchlorovinyl filter, extracting the filter with dilute hydrochloric acid, and subjecting the extract to atomic absorption analysis. The sensitivity of the method is 3 x 10-5mg/ml. Airborne cadmium concentrations of 3 x 10-2mg/m3 can be determined by sampling 10l of air. Levels below the maximum permissible concentration can be determined: a concentration of 0.009 ▒ 0.003mg/m3 was measured in a representative shop. The method can also be used for monitoring contamination of workers' hands or workplace surfaces.
Descriptors (primary) cadmium and compounds; atomic absorption spectrometry; determination in air
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique; cadmium
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances