Volatile Organic Compounds Off-gassing from Firefighters’Personal Protective Equipment Ensembles after Use

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| Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 12: 404–414

Firefighters’ personal protective equipment (PPE) ensembles will become contaminated with various compounds during firefighting. Some of these compounds will off-gas following a response, which could result in inhalation exposure. This study was conducted to determine the magnitude and composition of volatile

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