Biological And Health Effects Of Exposure To Kerosene-Based Jet Fuels And Performance Additives

@article{Ritchie2003BiologicalAH,
  title={Biological And Health Effects Of Exposure To Kerosene-Based Jet Fuels And Performance Additives},
  author={Glenn David Ritchie and Kenneth R. Still and John Rossi III and Marni Y.V. Bekkedal and Andrew J. Bobb and Darryl P. Arfsten},
  journal={Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B},
  year={2003},
  volume={6},
  pages={357 - 451}
}
  • G. Ritchie, K. Still, +3 authors D. Arfsten
  • Published 2003
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B
Over 2 million military and civilian personnel per year (over 1 million in the United States) are occupationally exposed, respectively, to jet propulsion fuel-8 (JP-8), JP-8 +100 or JP-5, or to the civil aviation equivalents Jet A or Jet A-1. Approximately 60 billion gallons of these kerosene-based jet fuels are annually consumed worldwide (26 billion gallons in the United States), including over 5 billion gallons of JP-8 by the militaries of the United States and other NATO countries. JP-8… Expand
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