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Document ID (ISN)60784
CIS number 93-1643
ISBN(s) 92-832-2109-5
Year 1993
Convention or series no. IARC Scientific Publications 109
Author(s) Seifert B., van de Wiel H.J., Dodet B., O'Neill I.K.
National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (Netherlands)
Title Environmental carcinogens. Methods of analysis and exposure measurement. Volume 12 - Indoor air
Bibliographic information International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 1993. xiii, 384p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This volume reviews the scientific background to the problem of analysis and exposure measurement of environmental carcinogens and the approaches available for analysing the agents covered. Introductory chapters cover: the effects of indoor air pollution on human health; sources of pollution in indoor air; indoor concentrations of environmental carcinogenss; indoor air controls; bioassay of complex mixtures of indoor air pollutants; sampling and analytical procedures; exposure assessments from field studies. Methods and protocols for indoor air pollutants are described for radon and radon-daughters, asbestos, volatile organic compounds, nitrogen oxides, environmental tobacco smoke, respirable particles, carbon monoxide and pesticides.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; sampling and analysis; exposure evaluation; IARC
Descriptors (secondary) formaldehyde; determination in tissues; description of equipment; nitrogen dioxide; carbon monoxide; radon; radon daughters; polychlorinated biphenyls; organic compounds; cotinine; nitrogen oxides; nicotine; asbestos; nitroso amines; passive smoking; pesticides; volatile substances; respirable dust; organic solvents; list of chemical substances; health hazards; carcinogenic effects; determination in air; description of technique; determination in exhaled air; mutagens
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance; Netherlands; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Passive smoking
Radon