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UP TO 35,000 WORKERS OF THE U.

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
4585
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
4585
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Coal Gas Inc.
115 M Umstead Industrial Pk Raleigh, NC 27612
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: UP TO 35,000 WORKERS OF THE U.
Agency: DOE
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

UP TO 35,000 WORKERS OF THE U.S. CHEMICAL INDUSTRY AND MORE THAN 270,000 WORKERS IN THE PETROLEUM AND COAL-RELATED IN- DUSTRIES MAY BE EXPOSED DAILY TO CARCINOGENIC AND MUTANOGENIC COMPOUNDS FROM THE AROMATIC AMINE GROUP. COAL GAS, INC DEVELOPED A VERY SIMPLE HIGH-TECHNOLOGY APPROACH TO MONITORING THE EXPOSURE OF PERSONNEL TO TRACE LEVELS OF POLLUTANTS AND IS PROPOSING TO CONDUCT R&D WHICH WILL EXTENDTHE TECHNOLOGY TO AROMATIC AMINES. COAL GAS, INC TECHNOLOGY,DENOTED CHROMOSENSE (TM), CONSISTS OF A THIN WAFER WHICH CHANGES COLOR UPON EXPOSURE TO SPECIFIC GASES AND OF AN ELECTRONIC DUAL-BEAM PHOTOMETER WHICH CAN BE USED TO QUANTITIZE THE COLOR THAT DEVELOPS UPON EXPOSURE. EACH WAFER HAS A COLOR CHART WHICH ALLOWS VISUAL ESTIMATES OF THE EXPOSURE. THE ELECTRONIC PHOTOMETER ALLOWS MORE ACCURATEASSESSMENT OF THE EXPOSURE VIA A DIRECT INTERFACE TO A COMPUTER FOR ROUTINE DAILY DOCUMENTATIONS OF THE EXPOSURE OFEACH INDIVIDUAL.

Principal Investigator:

Buck dowdy
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Business Contact:

J. Buck Dowdy
Investigator
9197874479
Small Business Information at Submission:

Coal Gas Inc
115 M. Umstead Industrial Park Raleigh, NC 27612

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No