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Document ID (ISN)43117
CIS number 85-129
ISSN - Serial title 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rosier J., Billemont G., Van Peteghem C., Vanhoorne M., Grosjean R., Van de Walle A.
Title Relation between the iodine azide test and the TTCA test for exposure to carbon disulphide
Bibliographic information Aug. 1984, Vol.41, No.3, p.412-416. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract Description of a method of carbon disulfide exposure evaluation that uses quantification of 2-thiothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid (TTCA) in urine. This method is to be preferred to the method using the iodine azide test, which can give false positive results and whose readings have a strong subjective component. TTCA concentration increases in urine during workshift hours in a viscose plant were found to correlate well with carbon disulfide exposure levels. This correlation was especially good if urine samples with creatinine concentrations below 1mg/mL and above 3mg/mL were disregarded.
Descriptors (primary) carbon disulfide; determination in urine; exposure tests
Descriptors (secondary) viscose rayon industry; description of technique; 2-thiothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid; iodine azide
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological monitoring
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances