Ethylene Oxide Vapor Monitor
Ethylene Oxide Vapor Monitor can be worn as a badge near the breathing zone to measure personal exposure, or placed in a room to measure area concentration.
Workplace Exposure Monitoring
Measurement of personal exposure is very easy. Clip the monitoring badge near the breathing zone of the worker. Record the start time and the stop time of the test on the pouch of the badge and return it to the laboratory for analysis in the mailer provided. The analysis report will show the average concentration of the worker’s personal exposure level.
According to OSHA regulations, each person who uses a toxic gas as a regular part of their job must have their exposure monitored periodically.
Indoor Air Monitoring
Place or hang the badge in your home for 24 hours. Record the start and stop times and send the badge back to the laboratory for analysis in the mailer provided. The analysis report explains if the concentration level of your home is exceeding the exposure limit.
Ethylene Oxide is a colorless gas with a sweet, ether-like odor as a sterilizing agent.
- Sterilizing agent for surgical instruments
- OSHA PEL: 1 ppm
- NIOSH REL: 0.1 ppm (0.18 mg/m3)
- Causes skin and eye irritation
- Extremely flammable
- Toxic if inhaled
- OSHA Occupational Chemical Database
- Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary
- NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
- Cameo Chemical Datasheet
Sold individually, as a pack of 5, or a pack of 10
All purchases include analysis and report from our accredited Industrial Hygiene laboratory
Principle of Operation
Air diffuses through a micro-porous membrane and collects vapor on special prepared adsorbents inside the monitoring badge.
|STEL/CEIL (PPM)||5||C 5 (10 min/day)|
|ANALYTICAL METHOD||OSHA 50, NIOSH 1614|
|ABSORBENT||Activated Carbon coated with HBr|
|MINIMUM LEVEL OF QUANTITATION||
0.01 PPM for 8 Hours
0.30 PPM for 15 Minutes
0.003 PPM for 24 Hours
|RECOMMENDED SAMPLING TIME||
Workplace: 15 minutes to 8 hours
Indoor Air: 24 hours – 48 hours
|INTERFERENCES||No interferences are known|
|EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE||Less than 10% for each 10°C variation from 24°C|
|EFFECT OF HUMIDITY||No effects detected at 30% RH to 92% RH.|
|ACCURACY||Meets or exceeds OSHA accuracy requirements of +/- 25%|
|STORAGE CONDITIONS||Store at room temperature.|
|RECOMMENDED HOLDING TIME||Monitors need to be returned to Lab within two weeks after sampling.|