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A Case Study of Characterization and Continuous Monitoring of Trace Odorants in the Shinshu University School of Medicine Hospital ICU Room Air

  • Yasuyuki Hoshika
  • Akie Futatsugi
  • Shigeaki Kobayashi
Conference paper

Summary

Characterization of trace amounts of odorants in the Shinshu University School of Medicine Hospital ICU room (ca.257m2) air was carried out by gas chromatography and API-Mass spectrometry. The main component of the oxygenates in the ICU air was ethanol, 3.53ppm, however, the data was less than the odor recognition threshold value (6.1ppm).

Keywords

Atmospheric Pressure Ionization Lower Fatty Acid Important Volatile Compound Japan Environment Agency Trace Odorant 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuyuki Hoshika
    • 1
  • Akie Futatsugi
    • 2
  • Shigeaki Kobayashi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of HygieneShinshu University School of Medicine HospitalMatsumoto, Nagano, 390Japan
  2. 2.Department of ICUShinshu University School of Medicine HospitalMatsumoto, Nagano, 390Japan
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryShinshu University School of Medicine HospitalMatsumoto, Nagano, 390Japan

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