Accession Number:

AD0786448

Title:

Sampling and Analysis of Contaminated Subsistence Trailers

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Nov 1972-Mar 1973

Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TX

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

Contamination of commissary subsistence became manifest when ingestion of packaged food items resulted in prolonged organic aftertaste, nausea, and vomiting. This report describes the sampling and analysis procedures cryogenic trap and grab air sampling used to isolate and identify the contaminating species. The principal contaminating agent was ethylidene norbornene ENB, which had been coshipped with the subsistence vans.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition
  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE