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Determination of hexamethylene-based isocyanates in spray-painting operations. Part 1. Evaluation of a polyurethane foam sponge sampler.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10209893     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A polyurethane foam (PUF) sponge was mounted in a cassette sampler and evaluated as a sorbent for the collection of hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) monomer and HDI-based oligomers. Recovery studies indicated 112 +/- 34% average recovery of HDI monomer and 92 +/- 9% and 97 +/- 25% average recovery of HDI-based oligomers when using impregnated PUF sponges. The PUF sponge was also evaluated during actual spray-painting operations. In a series of side-by-side sampling events, an impinger filled with 1-(2-methoxyphenyl)piperazine (MOP) in toluene was compared directly with a cassette sampler containing a PUF sponge impregnated with MOP or 1-(9-anthracenylmethyl)piperazine (MAP) in dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO). For the analysis of HDI-based oligomer, there is no significant difference (p < 0.05, n = 7) in the air concentration when sampling with either the PUF sponge cassette or the impinger. The results are significant because they indicate that a PUF sponge, which is more convenient than an impinger, may be used for the collection of HDI-based oligomer generated during spray-painting operations.
W E Rudzinski; J Yin; S H Norman; D A Glaska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Analyst     Volume:  123     ISSN:  0003-2654     ISO Abbreviation:  Analyst     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-30     Completed Date:  1999-04-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372652     Medline TA:  Analyst     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2079-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Chemistry, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos 78666, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Air Pollutants / analysis*
Chemistry Techniques, Analytical / methods*
Cyanates / analysis*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Grant Support
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants; 0/Cyanates; 0/Polyethylenes; 822-06-0/1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate

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