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ALDEHYDE, HIGH SAMPLNG RATE BADGE, 10/BX

581 TraceAir® II Aldehyde High Sampling Rate Monitor, 10/Bx

Associated Analytical Methods: OSHA 1007, NIOSH 2016, OSHA 64, EPA TO-11
Item Number: AT-N581
Availability: Drop Ship From Manufacturer

The 581 is our fastest sampling rate aldehyde badge. Our traditional aldehyde collection media used in our 571 badge was inserted into the TraceAir® II configuration to allow for lower reporting limits. This monitor was designed for STEL monitoring for Glutaraldehyde, but can be used for Formaldehyde, ortho-Phthalaldehyde, and other Aldehydes.

Refrigerated product. Maximum 2 days in shipping. Avoid shipping over the weekend. Store refrigerated, upon receipt.

This badge is NON-RETURNABLE

Assay Technology’s 581 Aldehyde Monitor is our fastest sampling rate, lowest reporting limit aldehyde badge.

Glutaraldehyde and ortho-Phthalaldehyde STEL

The badge was designed for Glutaraldehyde and 0rtho-Phthalaldehyde STEL monitoring.

 Chemical  15 minute Reporting Limit, mg/m3  15 minute Reporting Limit, ppm
 Glutaraldehyde  0.0084  0.0021
 ortho-Phthalaldehyde  0.0093  0.0017

ACGIH Ceiling for OPA

Using the 581 badge, the 15 minute reporting limit for OPA  is 0.0093 mg/m3.  The ACGIH Ceiling for OPA is well below that at 0.0006 mg/m3.  To reach the ACGIH limit, monitor for at least 260 minutes and the reporting limit is 0.00054 mg/m3.

Formaldehyde

The 581 monitor can be used formaldehyde and the reporting limit will be lower than the 571 badge. However, the 571 badge is still the badge Assay Technology recommends for formaldehyde monitoring because the cost is less.  

However, customers that are going to use the NIOSH REL to evaluate their formaldehyde results should use the 581 badge, not the 571.  The NIOSH REL is 0.016 ppm, which is over 40 times below the OSHA PEL of 0.75 ppm.  Because of this, the faster-sampling 581 with an 8-hour reporting limit of 0.0014 ppm is preferred.

This badge collects the following:

  • Formaldehyde (formalin)
  • Glutaraldehyde (Cidex)
  • o-Phthalaldehyde (Cidex OPA)
  • Acetaldehyde
  • Benzaldehyde
  • Butyraldehyde
  • Crotonaldehyde
  • Hexaldehyde
  • Propionaldehyde
  • Tolualdehyde
  • Valeraldehyde

More Information on the Sampling Guide.

Special Notes

o-Phthalaldehyde (OPA) can not be tested with other aldehydes on the same sampler.

Before sampling, ship at room temperature to arrive within 2 business days to preserve maximum shelf life. Store refrigerated.

After sampling, store and ship at room temperature. Return samples to the laboratory for analysis within 28 days of sampling.

Use this badge for 15-minute STEL/Ceiling limit sampling.

Also, use this badge for 24-hour Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) sampling.

 

581 Badge Formaldehyde Background Level

 Lot Expiration Date
 Initial Background Level, ug  6 Month Shelf Life Background Level, ug
 10C17   10/31/2018  0.108  0.135
 1B18   1/31/2019  0.0895  0.0810
 7H18  7/31/2019  0.110  0.107
 11D18  11/30/2019  0.072  0.112
 4J19  4/30/2020  0.109  0.107
 9A19  9/31/2020  0.103  0.123
 11H19  11/30/2020  0.123  0.126
 4L20  4/30/2021  0.118  0.115
 12B20  12/31/2021  0.146  

Note 1: The lot number format is Month/Letter/Year. So Lot 1C11 was produced in January 2011.

Note 2: For each lot, Assay Technology tests a set of aldehyde monitors to assure the level of formaldehyde is within acceptance limits.   A typical background level formaldehyde on the 581 badge is about 0.1 ug.  For an 8 hour monitoring , that is 0.0014 ppm or about 0.2% of the PEL.  The background of formaldehyde for a specific lot is subtracted from all samples tested at AT Labs.

The 581 is our fastest sampling rate aldehyde badge. Our traditional aldehyde collection media used in our 571 badge was inserted into the TraceAir® II configuration to allow for lower reporting limits. This monitor was designed for STEL monitoring for Glutaraldehyde, but can be used for Formaldehyde, ortho-Phthalaldehyde, and other Aldehydes.

Refrigerated product. Maximum 2 days in shipping. Avoid shipping over the weekend. Store refrigerated, upon receipt.

This badge is NON-RETURNABLE

Assay Technology’s 581 Aldehyde Monitor is our fastest sampling rate, lowest reporting limit aldehyde badge.

Glutaraldehyde and ortho-Phthalaldehyde STEL

The badge was designed for Glutaraldehyde and 0rtho-Phthalaldehyde STEL monitoring.

 Chemical  15 minute Reporting Limit, mg/m3  15 minute Reporting Limit, ppm
 Glutaraldehyde  0.0084  0.0021
 ortho-Phthalaldehyde  0.0093  0.0017

ACGIH Ceiling for OPA

Using the 581 badge, the 15 minute reporting limit for OPA  is 0.0093 mg/m3.  The ACGIH Ceiling for OPA is well below that at 0.0006 mg/m3.  To reach the ACGIH limit, monitor for at least 260 minutes and the reporting limit is 0.00054 mg/m3.

Formaldehyde

The 581 monitor can be used formaldehyde and the reporting limit will be lower than the 571 badge. However, the 571 badge is still the badge Assay Technology recommends for formaldehyde monitoring because the cost is less.  

However, customers that are going to use the NIOSH REL to evaluate their formaldehyde results should use the 581 badge, not the 571.  The NIOSH REL is 0.016 ppm, which is over 40 times below the OSHA PEL of 0.75 ppm.  Because of this, the faster-sampling 581 with an 8-hour reporting limit of 0.0014 ppm is preferred.

This badge collects the following:

  • Formaldehyde (formalin)
  • Glutaraldehyde (Cidex)
  • o-Phthalaldehyde (Cidex OPA)
  • Acetaldehyde
  • Benzaldehyde
  • Butyraldehyde
  • Crotonaldehyde
  • Hexaldehyde
  • Propionaldehyde
  • Tolualdehyde
  • Valeraldehyde

More Information on the Sampling Guide.

Special Notes

o-Phthalaldehyde (OPA) can not be tested with other aldehydes on the same sampler.

Before sampling, ship at room temperature to arrive within 2 business days to preserve maximum shelf life. Store refrigerated.

After sampling, store and ship at room temperature. Return samples to the laboratory for analysis within 28 days of sampling.

Use this badge for 15-minute STEL/Ceiling limit sampling.

Also, use this badge for 24-hour Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) sampling.

 

581 Badge Formaldehyde Background Level

 Lot Expiration Date
 Initial Background Level, ug  6 Month Shelf Life Background Level, ug
 10C17   10/31/2018  0.108  0.135
 1B18   1/31/2019  0.0895  0.0810
 7H18  7/31/2019  0.110  0.107
 11D18  11/30/2019  0.072  0.112
 4J19  4/30/2020  0.109  0.107
 9A19  9/31/2020  0.103  0.123
 11H19  11/30/2020  0.123  0.126
 4L20  4/30/2021  0.118  0.115
 12B20  12/31/2021  0.146  

Note 1: The lot number format is Month/Letter/Year. So Lot 1C11 was produced in January 2011.

Note 2: For each lot, Assay Technology tests a set of aldehyde monitors to assure the level of formaldehyde is within acceptance limits.   A typical background level formaldehyde on the 581 badge is about 0.1 ug.  For an 8 hour monitoring , that is 0.0014 ppm or about 0.2% of the PEL.  The background of formaldehyde for a specific lot is subtracted from all samples tested at AT Labs.


Cross-reference of Assay Monitors with 3M Monitors

 Assay Monitors  3M Monitors
 AT-N555  3M-3551
 AT-N566  3M-3500
 AT-N566  3M-3520
 AT-N571  3M-3721

*The above table of cross-referenced product information is for comparison purposes only. The information about non-Zefon products was gathered from published price lists, websites and catalogs of other manufacturers and providers, which information may change from time to time. Any Trademarks listed are owned by their respective owner. No ownership is implied. Please note packaging quantities between manufacturers may vary.

 Item  Before Sampling  After Sampling
 AT-N525, AT-N543, AT-N546, AT-N566  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Store and Ship at Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days
 AT-N549  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Store and Ship at Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days
 AT-N555  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days
 AT-N571  Ship at Room Temperature to arrive within 2 calendar days. Store under refrigerated conditions for maximum shelf life.  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 28 days
 AT-N574  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days
 AT-N575  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days. (Lot 3C20 and after)
 AT-N581  Ship at Room Temperature to arrive within 2 calendar days. Store under refrigerated conditions for maximum shelf life.  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 28 days
 AT-N584  Ship at Room Temperature to arrive within 2 calendar days. Store under refrigerated conditions for maximum shelf life.  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days
 AT-N585  Ship at Room Temperature to arrive within 2 calendar days. Store under refrigerated conditions for maximum shelf life.  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 28 days
 AT-N586  Ship at Room Temperature to arrive within 2 calendar days. Store under refrigerated conditions for maximum shelf life.  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days
 AT-N587  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days 
 AT-N592  Ship at Room Temperature to arrive within 2 calendar days. Store under refrigerated conditions for maximum shelf life.  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days
 AT-N593  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 28 days
 AT-N594  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 28 days
 AT-N595  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Store and Ship under Refrigeration

 Return to Lab within 3 days
 AT-N596  Store and Ship at Room Temperature  Room Temperature

 Return to Lab within 14 days

Technical Documents

 Product  Technical Documents
 AT-N525
 AT-N543
 AT-N546
 AT-N555
 AT-N566
 AT-N571
 AT-N575
 AT-N581
 AT-N584
 AT-N585
 AT-N586
 AT-N592
 AT-N593
 AT-N594

 

Products specifications
MANUFACTURER Assay Technologies
TYPE Aldehydes
Products specifications
MANUFACTURER Assay Technologies
TYPE Aldehydes
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