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A comparison of solid sampler methods for the determination of hexamethylene-based isocyanates in spray-painting operations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11331997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A polyurethane foam sponge impregnated with 1-(2-methoxyphenyl) piperazine in dimethylsulfoxide was mounted in both cassette and inhalable organic monitor samplers and these were then compared with a dual-filter cassette. The samplers were used for the collection of hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) monomer and oligomers during actual spray-painting operations. The dual filter cassettes were positioned on a mannequin. The polyurethane foam cassette (PUF CAS) and polyurethane foam inhalable organic monitor (PUF IOM) samplers were positioned on a cart in the same maximum overspray area. Data from this pilot study suggest that there is no significant difference (P < 0.05, n = 6) in the amount of HDI monomer obtained with the PUF IOM sampler when compared with the amount obtained from the dual filter cassette. The data also suggest that the PUF IOM sampler yields a higher amount of HDI oligomer than either the dual filter cassette or the PUF CAS sampler, neither of which exhibited a significant difference (P < 0.05, n = 6) from each other.
W E Rudzinski; J Yin; E England; G Carlton; R Key-Schwartz; J Lesage
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AIHAJ : a journal for the science of occupational and environmental health and safety     Volume:  62     ISSN:  1529-8663     ISO Abbreviation:  AIHAJ     Publication Date:    2001 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-02     Completed Date:  2001-09-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100939625     Medline TA:  AIHAJ     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  246-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Chemistry, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Air Pollutants, Occupational / analysis*
Cyanates / analysis*
Equipment Design
Filtration / instrumentation*
Occupational Exposure / prevention & control*
Paint / analysis*
Grant Support
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants, Occupational; 0/Cyanates; 0/Polyurethanes; 822-06-0/1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate

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