Req: Please identify this substance !
davedonuts at ntlworld.com
Sun Sep 24 06:09:27 EST 2000
I'm an anesthetist from the UK. Following a problem with a piece of
apparatus attatched to the patient's breathing system, I took a sample
and got the hospital lab to run it through a mass spectrometer to check
for contaminants. A peak was found of:
1,2 Benzenedicarboxylic Acid, diisooctyl ester
I can't find any information about this substance. I suspect it may be a
a) lung surfactant or
b) mucus from the patients lungs
Could I be correct ?
I'd be very grateful if you could e mail me
<davedonuts at ntlworld.com> with any information regarding this compound.
Many thanks in anticipation
David Williams FRCA
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