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Aldehydes, screening

General Description

  • OSHA IMIS Code Number: Q118

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
  • Coated XAD-2 Tube (150/75 mg sections, 20/60 mesh); coating is 10% (w/w) 2-(Hydroxymethyl)piperidine
  • analytical solvent: Toluene
  • maximum volume: 5 Liters
  • maximum flow rate: 0.05 L/min
  • current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/NPD with GC/MS identification
  • method reference: OSHA Modified NIOSH Analytical Method (NIOSH 2539 (PDF))
  • method classification: Partially Validated
  • note: OSHA modification is use of GC/NPD in place of GC/FID. This is a screening method and is not quantitative.

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