[Assessment of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons during road paving].

Abstract

Asphalt is a mixture of bitumen, (its fumes contain about 1% of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, PAH), and mineral matter. 18 Workers were investigated during road paving to assess PAH exposure by environmental air-monitoring (the 16 most relevant, according to the American Environmental Protection Agency, EPA) and biological monitoring (urinary 1… (More)

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