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  1. PCDD/Fs in soil samples collected in the vicinity of a municipal solid waste incinerator : Human health risks.

    Article - En anglais

    The concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDD) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDF) were determined in soil samples taken from 24 sites in the vicinity of a municipal solid waste incinerator (Montcada, Barcelona, Spain).

    Samples were collected within a radius of 3 km in each of the three main directions of the wind rose in that area.

    Hepta-and octa-CDDs were the predominant congeners and contributors to TEQ.

    PCDD/F levels ranged from 0.30 to 44.26 ng TEQ/kg (dry matter), with median and mean values of 3.52 and 6.91 ng TEQ/kg, respectively.

    The highest and lowest PCDD/F concentrations were found at 750 m (44.26 ng TEQ/kg) and 3000 m (0.30 ng TEQ/kg) from the stack, while the PCDD/PCDF ratio was 1.78.

    The health risk analysis of the data shows that the PCDD/F intake from soils is substantially lower than the tolerable daily intake for toxicologic (other than cancer) effects of PCDD/Fs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Dibenzofurane(polychloro), Dibenzo-p-dioxine(polychloro), Pollution, Sol, Proximité, Incinérateur, Elimination déchet, Espagne, Europe, Evaluation, Risque, Homme, Toxicité, Traitement déchet

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pollution, Soils, Proximity, Incinerator, Waste elimination, Spain, Europe, Evaluation, Risk, Human, Toxicity, Waste treatment

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0090141

    Code Inist : 002B03M01. Création : 14/05/1998.