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Portable Unit to Remove Tubercle Bacilli From Room Air

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
29416
Program Year/Program:
1995 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
29416
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Aerosol Dynamics Inc.
935 Grayson Street Berkeley, CA 94710-2640
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1995
Title: Portable Unit to Remove Tubercle Bacilli From Room Air
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1 R43 ES07299-01A1,
Award Amount: $91,153.00
 

Abstract:

We will design a unique device that would clean and recirculate indoor air for the purpose of contrtuberculosis bacilli and other micro-organisms. The device would be based on the principle of particimpaction, a well-understood mechanism which is very effective for particles greater than 1 micrometis adequate for the collection of airborne bacteria). An air-cleaning device based on these principcompact and use less power than existing recirculation air cleaners. At the same time it would be eqin controlling airborne bacteria. It also offers the potential for sterilizing collected materialfeasibility of this approach will be evaluated through laboratory studies to test: (1) particle sizeefficiencies as a function of pressure drop, (2) loading capacity, and (3) adaptability to ultraviolapplications include the control of airborne micro-organisms in health clinics, dental offices, drugfor homeless people, social service agencies, police stations, and small jails. The device would alsthereby be very useful in the dwellings and offices of sensitive people.

Principal Investigator:

Susanne Hering
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Aerosol Dynamics, Inc.
2329 4th St Berkeley, CA 94710

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