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Measuring and Characterizing Tris (2-chloro-1-methylethyl) Phosphate Emission from Open Cell Spray Polyurethane Foam

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Author(s)

Mengyan Gong, Dustin Poppendieck

Abstract

Understanding emission of Tris(2-chloro-1-methylethyl) Phosphate (TCPP) from Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) will contribute to the assessment of exposure to TCPP in indoor environments. This study aims to: (1) develop a method to determine the gas phase concentration of TCPP in equilibrium with material phase (y0) for open cell SPF, (2) determine the partition coefficient for TCPP between air and SPF ( K ), and (3) examine the influence of temperature on y0 and K. The emission of TCPP from two kinds of open cell SPF in a closed micro-chamber without flow will be tested and the steady state gas phase TCPP concentration in the chamber will be measured. Cm0 (the initial concentration of TCPP in SPF) will be measured using a solvent extraction method. Cequ and Cm0 will be used to determine y0. The experiments will be conducted at different temperatures (35, 50, and 60 °C). These measurements are still in progress, and the results will be presented at the conference.
Proceedings Title
14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate Conference
Conference Dates
July 2-8, 2016
Conference Location
Ghent, BE

Keywords

TCPP, Flame Retardant, Indoor Environment, Exposure

Citation

Gong, M. and Poppendieck, D. (2016), Measuring and Characterizing Tris (2-chloro-1-methylethyl) Phosphate Emission from Open Cell Spray Polyurethane Foam, 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate Conference, Ghent, BE, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=920426 (Accessed July 22, 2024)

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Created April 19, 2016, Updated April 4, 2022