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This review summarises literature concerned with the application of passive dosimeters used for the estimation of the extent of pollution of outdoor and indoor air by organic compounds. The effect of parameters such as tempera ture, relative humidity, air movement, and fluctuation in the...
The bronchopathogenic potential of crocidolite asbestos and four man-made mineral fibres have been compared. Groups of rats received, respectively, a single intratracheal instillation of UICC crocidolite asbestos, Rockwool 115-4, Carborundum CEF 100, Basaltwool-Isolyth, or Mineralwool-Isolyth...
Side-stream smoke in working environments has been regarded as a stressful agent. In this paper, we have studied whether nicotine, pyridine, benzopyrene and solanesol, four substances contained in environmental tobacco smoke, were able to activate hormone mechanisms related to stress. We...
With the increasing number of vehicles on Hong Kong's roads there is a heavy demand for car parking spaces, especially in commercial areas. Given the shortage of land for development in the territory, multi-storey and under ground car-parks seem to offer the best solution for Government and...
Air nicotine content was sampled, using personal samplers, for 24-hour peri ods and measured using HPLC techniques together with nicotine and its main metabolites, free and conjugated, in urine collected from non-smokers: adults and children, variously exposed to environmental tobacco smoke...
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