Application Note: Monitoring VOC Emissions from Respiratory Medical Devices
17 October 2017
This application note describes the monitoring of potentially harmful volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVOCs) emitted from respiratory medical devices. Respiratory devices are commonly used to deliver air, oxygen or anesthetics to patients with a variety of medical conditions. The potential presence of contaminants is a growing concern as this could ultimately be detrimental to the patient's health.