Accession Number : ADA113164

Title :   Evaluation of Dental N2O Anesthesia Equipment.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH LAB BROOKS AFB TX

Personal Author(s) : Carson,Kathleen A

PDF Url : ADA113164

Report Date : Dec 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Nitrous oxide levels were determined in a dental clinic to evaluate the performance of gas anesthesia equipment, The Porter MXR gas anesthesia machine and scavenging mask, the Fraser-Harlake machine, and the Narco-McKesson Brown scavenging mask were used during the survey. When the Porter MXR machine was used with Brown mask, the nitrous oxide level was below the NIOSH recommended standard of 50 ppm TWA. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Nitrous oxide, *Anesthesia, Hazards, Dental equipment, Level(Quantity), Determination, Health, Sampling, Dosage, Standards

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE