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Natascia Magagnotti et al.
The Annals of occupational hygiene, 58(2), 217-226 (2013-10-29)
The current boom of forest biomass is making mobile chippers increasingly popular among forest operators. This motivates concern about the potential exposure of chipper operators to noxious chemicals derived from diesel fuel combustion. The objective of this study was to
Bozena Zabiegała et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 48(3), 167-175 (2010-03-13)
Urban air background concentrations of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes (BTEX) were measured in 2007 in the Tricity area (Gdansk, Gdynia, and Sopot) and Tczew applying two types of passive samplers: Home-made permeation passive samplers and two diffusive passive samplers
Daniellys Alejo et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 185(7), 6023-6033 (2012-12-05)
Atmospheric nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and sulfur dioxide (SO2) levels were monitored simultaneously by means of Radiello passive samplers at six sites of Santa Clara city, Cuba, in the cold and the warm seasons in 2010. The dissolved ionic forms of
Mariella Carrieri et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1353, 114-120 (2014-03-08)
1,3-Butadiene (BD) is a major industrial chemical used in the manufacture of rubbers and latexes; it is also a ubiquitous environmental pollutant whose major source is traffic. Occupational exposure to (BD) can occur both during its production and during its
Mohammadyousef Roghani et al.
The Science of the total environment, 616-617, 1149-1162 (2017-11-18)
Sewer systems have been recently recognized as potentially important exposure pathways to consider during vapor intrusion assessments; however, this pathway has not been well-characterized and there is need for additional information about the occurrence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in
P Lovreglio et al.
Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed ergonomia, 33(2), 117-124 (2011-07-30)
To study the validity of urinary benzene as a biomarker of low and very low exposure to this toxicant, as compared with t,t-muconic acid (t,t-MA) and S-phenylmercapturic acid (SPMA), also taking into account the influence of cigarette smoking and co-exposure
Isabel M Morales Terrés et al.
Journal of environmental management, 91(12), 2754-2762 (2010-09-03)
This paper describes a novel methodology for evaluating the extent to which petrol stations affect their surroundings. The method is based on the fact that the ratio of the concentrations of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbon pollutants in the air of
Alberto Sturaro et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 164(1-4), 93-100 (2009-04-04)
This paper reports the results of a long-term monitoring of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylenes (BTEX), phenol and cresols in the air of Padua during a wide period of the year 2007 using two radial passive samplers (Radiello system) equipped with
P Bruno et al.
Waste management (New York, N.Y.), 27(4), 539-544 (2006-05-23)
Nuisance caused by odors is one of the most important problems for waste management plants. To control an odor nuisance, it must first be quantified. The analytical difficulties in odor measurements are related to the high number of volatile components
Joelle Roukos et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 157(11), 3001-3009 (2009-07-08)
Two measurement campaigns of volatile organic compounds (VOC) were carried out in the industrial city of Dunkerque, using Radiello passive samplers during winter (16-23 January) and summer (6-13 June) 2007. 174 compounds were identified belonging to six chemical families. Classifying
Piero Lovreglio et al.
Mutation research. Genetic toxicology and environmental mutagenesis, 770, 55-60 (2014-10-26)
The frequency of chromosome aberrations (CA) and micronuclei (MN) was investigated in the peripheral lymphocytes of workers occupationally exposed to low or very low concentrations of benzene. The study included 43 exposed workers (all males), namely 19 fuel-tanker drivers and
E Gallego et al.
Journal of environmental monitoring : JEM, 13(9), 2612-2622 (2011-08-11)
The effect of different sampling exposure times and ambient air pollutant concentrations on the performance of Radiello® samplers for analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) is evaluated. Quadruplicate samples of Radiello® passive tubes were taken for 3, 4, 7 and
Benoît Oury et al.
Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, 3(10), 547-557 (2006-08-16)
Diffusive sampling is particularly suited to determine time-weighted average volatile organic compound (VOC) concentration in occupational hygiene and environmental air monitoring. The purpose of this study was to measure the sampling rate variation of four different samplers in a special
Paola Manini et al.
Toxicology letters, 181(1), 25-30 (2008-07-22)
A comparative evaluation of urinary biomarkers was carried out to characterize benzene exposure in a group of 100 traffic policemen of the city of Parma (Italy). All subjects were monitored once, in two consecutive days characterized by similar climatic conditions
Saray Ly-Verdú et al.
Talanta, 80(5), 2041-2048 (2010-02-16)
Semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs) were evaluated as passive samplers for the determination of 26 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in contaminated air of occupational environments. A direct methodology based on the use of head-space-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (HS-GC-MS) was developed for VOCs
Tran Thi Ngoc Lan et al.
The Science of the total environment, 441, 248-257 (2012-11-13)
A new home-made diffusive bag-type passive sampler called Lanwatsu was developed for benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene monitoring in roadside air. The passive samplers were outdoor validated and deployed together with two commercial passive samplers, Ultra I SKC Inc. and
Francesc A Esteve-Turrillas et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1216(48), 8549-8556 (2009-10-27)
A new procedure for the passive sampling in air of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene isomers (BTEX) is proposed. A low-density polyethylene layflat tube filled with a mixture of solid phases provided a high versatility tool for the sampling of
F Neri et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 218, 1162-1169 (2016-09-12)
The objective of this study was to investigate the inhalation exposure of forest operators to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and total xylenes) contained in the exhaust fumes released from chainsaws and to suggest possible countermeasures.
Isabella Macca et al.
La Medicina del lavoro, 103(5), 382-393 (2012-10-20)
Perchloroethylene (PCE) is the most widely used solvent in dry cleaning. The aim was to evaluate PCE pollution and to identify the most reliable biological indicators for the assessment of workers' exposure. The study was performed in 40 dry cleaning
Study of the dispersion of VOCs emitted by a municipal solid waste landfill
Chiriac, R., et al.
Atmospheric Environment, 43 (11), 1926-1931 (2009)
Maria Luisa Scapellato et al.
Toxicology letters, 231(2), 154-160 (2014-12-03)
This study aimed to correlate environmental sevoflurane levels with urinary concentrations of sevoflurane (Sev-U) or its metabolite hexafluoroisopropanol (HFIP) in order to assess and discuss the main issues relating to which biomarker of sevoflurane exposure is best, and possibly suggest
P Bruno et al.
Indoor air, 18(3), 250-256 (2008-04-24)
A weekly monitoring campaign of volatile organic compounds (VOC), with single sampling of 24 h, was carried out in non-residential indoor environments such as libraries, pharmacies, offices, gymnasiums, etc., in order to evaluate the VOC concentrations to which people are
Paola Manini et al.
Toxicology letters, 167(2), 142-151 (2006-10-24)
An integrated approach based on ambient and biological monitoring, the latter including both biomarkers of exposure and susceptibility, was applied to characterize benzene exposure in a group of 37 taxi drivers of the city of Parma (Italy). Airborne benzene concentrations
Daniela Buzica et al.
Journal of environmental monitoring : JEM, 10(9), 1052-1059 (2008-08-30)
A study of the equivalence to the reference methods of the Radiello samplers for ozone (O(3)) and benzene as well as the membrane-closed Palmes tube (MCPT) for nitrogen dioxide (NO(2)) is presented. These samplers benefit from new model equations capable
M Ferrari et al.
International archives of occupational and environmental health, 81(8), 1021-1028 (2008-01-04)
To describe a sensitive and rapid method for the determination of toluene in saliva. Biomonitoring of toluene exposure is commonly performed by determination of urinary hippuric acid, o-cresol or toluene itself. The analysis of blood toluene has been verified as
Sylwia Król et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 403(4), 1067-1082 (2011-12-14)
The concentration of benzene in urban air in the Tri-City area of Poland (Gdańsk-Sopot-Gdynia, and Tczew) was assessed using diffusive passive samplers (Radiello). Samples were collected during a four-year monitoring campaign (2007-2010) at selected monitoring stations managed by the Agency
Rossana Claudia Bonanni et al.
The Annals of occupational hygiene, 59(8), 1000-1011 (2015-07-17)
Fifty-eight workers exposed to styrene were monitored in four fibreglass reinforced plastic industries of Central Italy. The aim of the study was to explore the factors that can influence the levels of styrene exposure biomarkers of the workers and the
Bożena Zabiegała et al.
Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (1995), 61(3), 260-268 (2011-03-01)
Atmospheric concentrations of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes (o-xylene and m,p-xylene) were assessed in the Tricity area (Gdańsk-Sopot-Gdynia, Poland) with the use of two types of passive samplers: permeation (homemade passive samplers) and diffusive (Radiello and Orsa 5). Samples were
J M Delgado Saborit et al.
Journal of environmental monitoring : JEM, 9(6), 610-615 (2007-06-08)
The aim of the present work is to compare the performance of the Radiello passive sampler versus UV-photometric ozone analyser to measure surface ozone in a Mediterranean Spanish coastal area. The comparison presented considers precision, bias, accuracy, selectivity, detection limit
Armelle Vallat et al.
Phytochemistry, 66(13), 1540-1550 (2005-06-14)
Headspace volatiles from apple-bearing twigs were collected in the field with a Radiello sampler during three different diurnal periods over the complete fruit growing season. Analyses by thermal desorption-GC-MS identified a total of 62 compounds in changing quantities, including the
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