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Second Hand Cigarette Smoke

Second Hand Cigarette Smoke

The EPA announces nearly 100 Million People are breathing particulates daily.    Regarding Second Hand Smoke: Second Hand Smoke has been classified by the EPA as a "Group A" human carcinogen meaning there is... read more >

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Allertech Laboratory, INC. Gives Opinion on Operational Characteristics of Air Supply® Ionic Technology Products

Allertech Laboratory, INC. Gives Opinion on Operational Characteristics of Air Supply® Ionic Technology Products

Allertech Laboratory, INC. I have been asked to render my opinion on studies examining the operational characteristics of Air Supply ionic technology products, including the AS180i Minimate* personal wearable device and the Vortex VI-3500* room... read more >

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Manikin-Based Performance Evaluation of N95 Filtering-Facepiece Respirators Challenged with Nanoparticles

Manikin-Based Performance Evaluation of N95 Filtering-Facepiece Respirators Challenged with Nanoparticles

ANNA BAŁAZY1,2, MIKA TOIVOLA1, TIINA REPONEN1, ALBERT PODGÓRSKI2, ANTHONY ZIMMER3 and SERGEY A. GRINSHPUN1 1Department of Environmental Health, Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056, USA; 2Department of Chemical... read more >

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Evaluation of ionic air purifiers for reducing aerosol exposure in confined indoor spaces

Evaluation of ionic air purifiers for reducing aerosol exposure in confined indoor spaces

Indoor Air 2005 www.blackwellpublishing.com S. A. Grinshpun, G. Mainelis, M. Trunov, A. Adhikari, T. Reponen, K. Willeke Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies, Department of Environmental Health; University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Present address Department of... read more >

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CDC Workshop on Respiratory Protection for Airborne Infectious Agents

CDC Workshop on Respiratory Protection for Airborne Infectious Agents

Agenda and Abstracts Respirator Performance with Infectious Agents   SA Grinshpun Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.   Respirators are widely used to reduce the human exposure to aerosol particles, including airborne... read more >

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Respiratory Protection Against Airborne Biological Agents

Respiratory Protection Against Airborne Biological Agents

Presented by: City of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center   Sergey A. Grinshpun and Tiina Reponen  Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, U... read more >

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Indoor Air Purification by Ionic Emission

Indoor Air Purification by Ionic Emission

Air Pollution XII   Editor C.A.Brebbia Wessex Institute of Technology, UK S. A. Grinshpun, A. Adhikari, B. U. Lee, M. Trunov, G. Mainelis, M. Yermakov & T. Reponen Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies,... read more >

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How To Increase The Protection Factor Provided By Existing Facepiece Respirators Against Airborne Viruses: A Novel Approach

How To Increase The Protection Factor Provided By Existing Facepiece Respirators Against Airborne Viruses: A Novel Approach

SER GEY A. GRINSHPUN, BYUNG UK LEE, MJKHAlL YERMAKOV, and ROY MCKAY Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies, Occupational Pulmonary Services Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056, U.S.A.  Keywords: RESPIRATOR,... read more >

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Evaluation of the Ionic Purification Efficiency by the Electrical Low Pressure Impactor (ELPI)

Evaluation of the Ionic Purification Efficiency by the Electrical Low Pressure Impactor (ELPI)

Byung Uk Lee, Mikhail Yermakov, Sergey A. Grinshpun Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies, Dept. of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA   Introduction and Objective The ion emission has been shown to reduce the... read more >

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Removal of fine and ultrafine particles from indoor air environments by the unipolar ion emission

Removal of fine and ultrafine particles from indoor air environments by the unipolar ion emission

Atmospheric Environment   Byung Uk Lee, Mikhail Yermakov, Sergey A. Grinshpun Department of Environmental Health, Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies. University of Cincinnati, 3223 Eden Avenue, P.O. Box 670056, Cincinnati OH 45267-0056 USA   Abstract The continuous... read more >

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Unipolar Ion Emission Enhances Respiratory Protection Against Fine and Ultrafine Particles

Unipolar Ion Emission Enhances Respiratory Protection Against Fine and Ultrafine Particles

Atmospheric Environment   Byung Uk Lee, Mikhail Yermakov, Sergey A. Grinshpun Department of Environmental Health, Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies, University of Cincinnati   Abstract We developed a novel concept that allows to considerably improve the... read more >

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The Premier Conference and Exposition for Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Professionals

The Premier Conference and Exposition for Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Professionals

American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo 2004    Droplet Deposition In Industrial Duct Bends T. Peters, D. Leith, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. A study of droplet deposition in industrial duct bends is presented.... read more >

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Alexander Zakhartchouk and Marat Khodoun Give Their Opinion On How to Reduce the Spread of SARS

Alexander Zakhartchouk and Marat Khodoun Give Their Opinion On How to Reduce the Spread of SARS

Dear Mr. Weinberg: This letter is written in response to your request and expresses our professional opinion regarding physical and biological properties of the coronavirus, its infectious pathways, and possible methods to decrease the risk of... read more >

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Sergey A. Grinshpun Letter Affirming Effectiveness of Ion Generating Equipment on SARS, Anthrax and Smallpox

Sergey A. Grinshpun Letter Affirming Effectiveness of Ion Generating Equipment on SARS, Anthrax and Smallpox

University of Cincinnati Medical Center Department of Environmental Health University of Cincinnati   Mr. Stanley Weinberg Wein Products Inc. Dear Mr. Weinberg, You have requested a letter expressing my opinion as to whether the findings on... read more >