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Aflatoxin(B1)

General Description

  • OSHA IMIS Code Number: A165
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 1162-65-8

Health Factors

  • Carcinogenic Classification:
  • Health Effects: LD50 (oral, rat) 5 mg/kg

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method:
  • Call Salt Lake Technical Center for sampling instructions for all Aflatoxins.
Conditions:

GC/FID, column- 15m 0.25µm DB-5, temperature 50-300°C at 15°C/min. "When the initial temperature of the column and injector was higher than 60°C, all four AF peaks became broad and the sensitivity was reduced." Analytical solvent was benzene:acetonitrile (98:2).

Articles:

Goto, Tetsuhisa; Journal of Chromatography, 447 (1988) 410-4.

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