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Document ID (ISN)47224
CIS number 86-1931
ISSN - Serial title 0016-9900 - Gigiena i sanitarija
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sedov A.V., Surovcev N.A., Mazneva G.E., Lukičeva T.A., Byčkov S.V., Bobrov A.F.
Title Effect of air temperature and physical load on the toxicity of carbon monoxide
Original title O vlijanii temperatury vozduha i fizičeskoj nagruzki na toksičnost' okisi ugleroda [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Sep. 1985, No.9, p.9-11. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract Healthy subjects were exposed in a test chamber to temperatures of 20-40░C, relative humidities of 40-60% and carbon monoxide concentrations of 300mg/m3. The toxic effects of the gas were measured in terms of carboxyhaemoglobin concentration, pulse rate, hand tremor and body temperature. Whereas it was possible for a person at rest to be exposed for 120min at 20░C, 90min at 30░C and 60min at 40░C, the expenditure of energy at a rate of 400 kilogram-meter per minute lowered the permissible durations of exposure to 60min at 30░C and 30min at 40░C.
Descriptors (primary) carbon monoxide; physical workload; microclimate; limitation of exposure; work at high temperature
Descriptors (secondary) exposure tests; human experiments
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Carbon monoxide
Inorganic substances