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ID (ISN) del documento109044
Número CIS 09-124
ISSN - Título de la serie 1545-9624 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Año 2007
Número de serie
Autor(es) Smith P.A., Jackson Lepage C., Harrer K.L., Brochu P.J.
Título Hand-held photoionization instruments for quantitative detection of sarin vapor and for rapid qualitative screening of contaminated objects
Información bibliográfica Oct. 2007, Vol.4, No.10, p.729-738. Illus. 8 ref.
Resumen Emergency responders and health care personnel may be in contact with patients from an incident involving exposures to hazardous chemicals. Using detectors could avoid additional contamination to workers, other patients, and to the treatment facility and associated equipment. In this study, the operating characteristics of several photoionization detectors (PIDs) were examined using sarin in a laboratory setting. Instrument response factors were calculated for the quantification of airborne sarin, and speed of detector response and recovery were examined with contaminated cloth material. Findings are discussed. It is concluded that within health care settings, hand-held PID instruments could fill an important need as a detector for liquid contamination from extremely dangerous chemicals.
Descriptores (primarios) detección por fotoionización; valoración del material; sarin; terrorismo; productos químicos; toma de muestras y análisis; substancias tóxicas
Descriptores (secundarios) fiabilidad; limitación de la exposición; valoración de la exposición; descripción del procedimiento; contaminación; dosificación en el aire; personal de los servicios de salud
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaCanadá; Estados Unidos
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Esters and salts
Violence and terrorism