NESACS has been named a finalist in the 2014 ChemLuminary Award category at the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco August 12: Outstanding Continuing Public Relations Program of a Local SectionThe NESACS outstanding continuing public
relations program reached 25, 900 members of the general public in 2013 at 12
highly publicized outreach events using a variety of PR channels such as print
news media, public television and social media to promote these events specific
to families, educators-only, students-only and business professionals.
Family science outreach events: Of this number, 23, 500 were
reached as a result of family science outreach programming including existing
programming that we initiated contact with the organizers to be a part of, we
were specifically invited to participate in and/or that we ourselves as NESACS
organized for NCW or CCED events. 1)The American Association for the
Advancement of ScienceAAAS Family Science Daysin cooperation with the ACS Division
of Small …
The session "Real Time Detection Systems I", PO115 is scheduled to take place on June 3, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM.Room numbers will be available closer to conference date. PRESENTATION TYPE: PodiumCURRENT TOPICS: Real-Time Detection Systems
ABSTRACT BODY: Objective:The OSHA method for hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is complex and involves precipitation, oxidation and ion chromatographic analysis. The dimethyl sulfide and carbon disulfide are collected, desorbed with a solvent and analyzed by a gas chromatograph (GC) configured with a flame photometric detector (FPD). These methods are complex, time consuming and do not provide a fast response for the toxic sulfur compounds. A portable GC with an FPD should have sufficient sensitivity at part per billion (ppb) measurements to detect these sulfur compounds rapidly in the field without any need for sample concentration.
Methods: The Model GC312 portable gas chromatograph with an FPD was used for these tests. The PeakWorks™ four poi…
The session "Real Time Detection Systems II", PO123 occurred on June 4, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
AUTHORS (FIRST NAME INITIAL LAST NAME):J. N. Driscoll1, J. L. Maclachlan1PID Analyzers, LLC, Sandwich, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
PRESENTATION TYPE: Podium CURRENT TOPICS: Real-Time Detection Systems Field Measurement of Common Fumigants via Portable GC with PID & FUV Detectors ABSTRACT BODY: Objective: More than two dozen different chemicals have been used as fumigants for grain including organics like methyl bromide, inorganic chemicals like sulfuryl fluoride ,and even chemical agents such as cyanogen chloride. Deaths from fumigants have occurred in rail cars, ships, grain elevators, green houses, pest control … A field method for detecting common fumigants is essential since many workers encounter these dangerous chemicals which do not have OSHA field detection methods. Methods:Utilizing a portable gas chromatograph Model GC312 equipped with a battery an…