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Main Title Direct Determination of Cadmium in Biological Samples by Selective Volatilization and Graphite Tube Reservoir Atomic Absorption Spectrometry.
Author Ross, Ralph T. ; Gonzalez., Jorge G. ;
CORP Author National Environmental Research Center, Research Triangle Park, N.C. Pesticides and Toxic Substances Effects Lab.
Year Published 1973
Stock Number PB-275 501
Additional Subjects Chemical analysis ; Cadmium ; Gas analysis ; Air pollution ; Trace elements ; Concentration(Composition) ; Dosage ; Atomic spectroscopy ; Reprints ; Air pollution detection ; Atomic absorption spectrometry
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NTIS  PB-275 501 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract
The biological influences of cadmium have been reviewed by Underwood and Friberg et al. From an environmental point of view. The metal is one of the most dangerous of the atmospheric pollutants. The data reported here for cadmium levels in urine and scrum indicate a high potential for the direct application of atomic absorption spectrometry in conjunction with the graphite tube furnace (HGA) and a deuterium arc background corrector to biological samples. Its sensitivity, simplicity and speed make this procedure by far superior to other previously reported analytical techniques for the determination of this element.