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Document ID (ISN)53388
CIS number 90-572
ISSN - Serial title 0016-9765 - Giesserei
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Zindler G., Staufenbiel R.
Title Mandatory pollutant monitoring in casting areas in foundries - carbon monoxide as indicator
Original title Überwachungspflicht der Schadstoffsituation an Giessplätzen in Eisengiessereien - Kohlenmonoxid als Leitkomponente [in German]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1989, Vol.76, No.21, p.726-727. Illus.
Abstract The carbon monoxide (CO) concentrations at pouring stations in 10 foundries were measured by 4 different methods. In addition, the benzene concentrations in the breathing zone of workers were determined by personal sampling and capillary gas chromatography. It is concluded that CO can be used as an indicator for mandatory monitoring of exposure to carcinogenic substances such as benzene.
Descriptors (primary) carbon monoxide; foundries; monitoring for air contamination; benzene
Descriptors (secondary) harmful substances; workplace monitoring
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Carbon monoxide
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations