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Endpoint:
monitoring data
Type of information:
other: observational study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Acceptable publication

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Concentrations of Selected Organic Pollutants in Indoor and Outdoor Air in Northern Italy
Author:
De Bortoli, M. et al.:
Year:
1986
Bibliographic source:
Environ. Int. 12, 343-350

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
method: other: determination of indoor and outdoor air pollutants
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of measurement:
background concentration
Media:
air

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Name of the test substance as stated in the publication: 2-ethoxyethanol

Results and discussion

Concentration
Country:
Italy
Location:
Northern Italy
Substance or metabolite:
substance
Conc.:
>= 6 - <= 60 µg/m³ air

Any other information on results incl. tables

In three of six indoor air samples the test substance 2 -ethoxyethanol was identified in different concentrations, 6, 10, and 60 µg/m³ air.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
During an observational study of volatile organic compounds in indoor and outdoor air (1983-1984, Northern Italy), in three of six indoor samples the test substance 2-ethoxyethanol has been identified in concentrations between 6 and 60 µg/m³ air.