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Document ID (ISN)58706
CIS number 92-1616
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) El Kholti A., Choudat D., Ohl G., Galamand O., Gelle J.M., Chanut J.C., Conso F.
Title Carbon monoxide levels in ambient air and in exhaled breath - A study of chronic occupational exposure in garages
Original title Intérêts respectifs des dosages de l'oxyde de carbone dans l'air atmosphérique et dans l'air expiré - A propos de l'exposition professionnelle chronique dans les garages [in French]
Bibliographic information 1990, Vol.51, No.4, p.267-270. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract Carbon monoxide (CO) levels in ambient air and in exhaled breath were measured respectively for 17 non-smoking exposed workers in four automobile repair shops of the Paris area. CO levels in exhaled breath were measured every 30 minutes. CO levels in ambient air fluctuated between 0 and 100ppm according to the job and the effectiveness of the ventilation. CO levels in exhaled breath rose steadily during the shift from 5 to 20ppm.
Descriptors (primary) carbon monoxide; garages; determination in exhaled air; determination in air; vehicle repair and servicing
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Carbon monoxide
Road transportation