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Document ID (ISN)52788
CIS number 89-1951
ISSN - Serial title 0882-8032 - Applied Industrial Hygiene
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rick D.L., McCarty L.P.
Title The determination of the odor threshold of Telone II soil fumigant by a new method
Bibliographic information Nov. 1988, Vol.3, No.11, p.299-302. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract A method has been developed for the determination of the olfactory threshold of vapours and gases. It involves the dilution of a concentrated vapour or gas by a metering pump into an odour-free stream of air and an odour-free sampling system. Its advantage over other methods is the speed and accuracy with which odour thresholds can be determined. This method has been used to determine the odour of Telone II Soil Fumigant in air. In a population of 22 persons, the concentration at which odour was detected was 4.4 ▒ 3.1ppm (mean ▒ S.D.). This level is slightly above the current threshold limit value time-weighted average of 1.0ppm but below the short-term exposure limit of 10ppm.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; odour threshold; dichloropropene
Descriptors (secondary) fumigants
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of other sense organs (other than the eye and the ears)
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals