M Eileen Birch

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Exposure and emissions monitoring during carbon nanofiber production--Part I: elemental carbon and iron-soot aerosols
    M Eileen Birch
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R5, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:1016-36. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Exposure and emissions monitoring during carbon nanofiber production--Part II: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    M Eileen Birch
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R7, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:1037-47. 2011
  3. pmc Aerosol monitoring during carbon nanofiber production: mobile direct-reading sampling
    Douglas E Evans
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R5, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:514-31. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Occupational exposure assessment in carbon nanotube and nanofiber primary and secondary manufacturers
    Matthew M Dahm
    Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:542-56. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Occupational exposure assessment in carbon nanotube and nanofiber primary and secondary manufacturers: mobile direct-reading sampling
    Matthew M Dahm
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:328-44. 2013
  6. pmc Organic and elemental carbon filter sets: preparation method and interlaboratory results
    Ming Chai
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:959-67. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Determination of polycyclic aromatic sulfur heterocycles in diesel particulate matter and diesel fuel by gas chromatography with atomic emission detection
    Fuyan Liang
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, P O Box 210071, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    J Chromatogr A 1114:145-53. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of sampling artifacts on occupational samples of diesel particulate matter
    James Noll
    Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, U S Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5223-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Properties that influence the specific surface areas of carbon nanotubes and nanofibers
    M Eileen Birch
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Applied Research and Technology, MS R7 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:1148-66. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of potential sources of worker exposure to carbon nanofibers during polymer composite laboratory operations
    Mark M Methner
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:D125-30. 2007

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Exposure and emissions monitoring during carbon nanofiber production--Part I: elemental carbon and iron-soot aerosols
    M Eileen Birch
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R5, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:1016-36. 2011
    ..Ann. Occup. Hyg 2011; 55: 1037-47.)]. Respirable EC area concentrations inside the facility were about 6-68 times higher than outdoors, while personal breathing zone samples were up to 170 times higher...
  2. doi request reprint Exposure and emissions monitoring during carbon nanofiber production--Part II: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    M Eileen Birch
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R7, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:1037-47. 2011
    ..Naphthalene and acenaphthylene were the dominant PAHs with average concentrations ranging from 115 to 336 μg m(-3) and 35 to 84 μg m(-3), respectively. Concentrations of other PAHs ranged from ∼1 to 10 μg m(-3)...
  3. pmc Aerosol monitoring during carbon nanofiber production: mobile direct-reading sampling
    Douglas E Evans
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R5, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:514-31. 2010
    ..Significant emissions of CO were also evident in this facility. Exposure control recommendations were described for processes as required...
  4. doi request reprint Occupational exposure assessment in carbon nanotube and nanofiber primary and secondary manufacturers
    Matthew M Dahm
    Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:542-56. 2012
    ..To address this gap, exposure assessments were conducted at six representative sites identified as CNT/CNF primary or secondary manufacturers...
  5. doi request reprint Occupational exposure assessment in carbon nanotube and nanofiber primary and secondary manufacturers: mobile direct-reading sampling
    Matthew M Dahm
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:328-44. 2013
    ..To address this gap, air-monitoring was conducted at six sites identified as CNT and CNF manufacturers or users and results were compared with filter-based metrics...
  6. pmc Organic and elemental carbon filter sets: preparation method and interlaboratory results
    Ming Chai
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:959-67. 2012
    ..Matched filter sets prepared by the described approach can be used for determining the accuracy of OC-EC methods and thereby contribute to method standardization...
  7. ncbi request reprint Determination of polycyclic aromatic sulfur heterocycles in diesel particulate matter and diesel fuel by gas chromatography with atomic emission detection
    Fuyan Liang
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, P O Box 210071, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    J Chromatogr A 1114:145-53. 2006
    ..The influence of engine load on the DPM composition was also examined. With increasing load, the PASH concentration in DPM decreased for lighter PASHs, increased for heavier PASHs, and had a bell-shaped distribution for PASHs in between...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of sampling artifacts on occupational samples of diesel particulate matter
    James Noll
    Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, U S Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5223-8. 2008
    ..The tandem filter correction reduced the effect of the artifact, as high as 60% of the TC value, to less than 11% for laboratory data. It also significantly reduced the effect of the artifact obtained for field samples...
  9. doi request reprint Properties that influence the specific surface areas of carbon nanotubes and nanofibers
    M Eileen Birch
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Applied Research and Technology, MS R7 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:1148-66. 2013
    ..Implications for occupational monitoring are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of potential sources of worker exposure to carbon nanofibers during polymer composite laboratory operations
    Mark M Methner
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:D125-30. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Submicrometer elemental carbon as a selective measure of diesel particulate matter in coal mines
    M Eileen Birch
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Applied Research and Technology, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Environ Monit 6:799-806. 2004
    ..5 microm-submicrometer EC concentrations were approximate 7 microg m(-3). In dieselized mines, submicrometer EC concentrations are much higher...
  12. pmc Carbon nanotube dosimetry: from workplace exposure assessment to inhalation toxicology
    Aaron Erdely
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 10:53. 2013
    ..S.-based multi-walled CNT (MWCNT) manufacturers and users were extrapolated to results of an inhalation study in mice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Occupational monitoring of particulate diesel exhaust by NIOSH method 5040
    M Eileen Birch
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226 1998, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:400-5. 2002
    ..At present, five commercial laboratories (4 in the United States and 1 in Canada) perform the 5040 analysis, and over 40 instruments are in use globally for environmental and occupational monitoring...
  14. ncbi request reprint Variations of the particulate carbon distribution from a nonroad diesel generator
    Zifei Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7840-4. 2005
    ..Noncarbonaceous materials are from 27% to 18% in fraction from high sulfur DPM as opposed to the 17% to 7% in the low sulfur diesel emissions. At lower collection temperatures, more OC and noncarbonaceous materials are observed...