Lab-on-a-chip tests troubled waters
- Fingertip chemistry lab. // InTech;Dec2003, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p18
Introduces the MicroChemLab, a chemical-analysis system which detects and analyze toxic agents. Significance of the system in the war on terrorism; Information on the liquid-phase system in detecting biotoxins variants; Use of gas-phase system to detect chemical warfare agents; Performance of...
- Exposure control at haz-mat incidents: Detection badges. Gunn, Michael B. // Fire Engineering;Nov99, Vol. 152 Issue 11, p87
Discusses how the City of Cincinnati Fire Division in Ohio used chemically sensitive paper detection badges in controlling exposure during hazardous-materials incidents. Zones and peripheral areas; Immediately dangerous to life and health; Limitations of badges; Field testing the badges.
- IDENTIFY AIRBORNE CONTAMINANTS IN MINUTES. // Government Product News;Apr2004, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p47
Features the Hazmat III Response kit detector from Sensidyne Inc. Number of hazardous organic and inorganic chemicals which can be identified by the response kit.
- Colour-coded chemicals help emergency services. // Engineer (00137758);2/7/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7620, p5
Reports that emergency workers in the U.S. are to be issued with chemical detection badges to alert them to the presence of chemicals such as chlorine, arsenic and ammonia. Safety Solutions' HazMat Smart Strip; Reactive surface that changes color when in contact with hazardous liquids or vapors.
- Shippers Face Violation Risk. // Transportation & Distribution;Mar2003, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p6
Answers a question about the air eligibility mark for hazardous materials shipments to the U.S. Adoption of package marking by the International Civil Aviation Organization; Review of penalty press releases; Provision of incentives for compliance.
- Risk Management Discussion on Transport of Bulk Liquid Dangerous Goods. Jin Yuebo; Zhao Xuefen // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 638-640, p2019
Through the risk analysis on transport of bulk liquid dangerous goods in coastal waters, to explore measures of how to strengthen risk management of chemical accidents.
- Formation of NDMA in Chloraminated Water COAGULATED WITH DADMAC CATIONIC POLYMER. Wilczak, Andrzej; Assadi-Rad, Ardeshir; Hubert Lai, H.; Hoover, Linnea L.; Berger, Robert; Rodigari, Francois; Beland, John W.; Lazzelle, Laura J.; Kincannon, Erig G.; Baker, Hursey; Heaney, C. Tom // Journal: American Water Works Association;Sep2003, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p94
Deals with the formation of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) as a probable human carcinogen in chloraminated water coagulated with dadmac cationic polymer. Properties and occurrence of NDMA; Formation of NDMA in water treatment; Treatment and removal of NDMA.
- THE FUTURE OF WATER. Rogers, Peter // Atlantic (02769077);Jul83, Vol. 252 Issue 1, p80
Focuses on several concerns over the potential water crisis in the U.S. as of 1983. Details of several reports concerning water crisis and water pollution in the U.S.; Actions taken by the U.S. government to address the problem of water contamination in the country; Annual tons of federally...
- Designing a Low-Power Toxic Gas Detector. Orozco, Luis // Analog Dialogue;Jan-Mar2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p1
The article describes a portable carbon monoxide detector using an electrochemical sensor. It states that the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the American Conference of Government Industrial Hygienist (ACGIH) have established short-and long-term exposure...