Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 14:08:23 -0700
Reply-To: Michael Kleinman <mtkleinm**At_Symbol_Here**UCI.EDU>
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From: Michael Kleinman <mtkleinm**At_Symbol_Here**UCI.EDU>
Subject: Re: 1920's College Chem Lab


Some of those vintage buildings also used lead pipes for plumbing and drain


Floor tiles from that era also contained asbestos.


If you have access to a UV-absorption monitor (often used for ambient
measurement of ozone) you can use it to detect ppb levels of mercury vapor,

once you adjust for ambient ozone.


Michael T. Kleinman

Department of Community and Environmental Medicine

University of California, Irvine

19172 Jamboree Rd.  FRF 100

Irvine, CA 92697-1825


Phone (949) 824-4765

Fx       (949) 824-2070


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