Exposure in a household using gasoline-contaminated water.

  title={Exposure in a household using gasoline-contaminated water.},
  author={J D Beavers and Jay S Himmelstein and Sally Katharine Hammond and Thomas James Smith and Elaina M. Kenyon and Clive Sweet},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={38 1},
Contamination of drinking water with petroleum products is an increasingly common problem. Physicians are often asked to advise patients about such exposures. This study assessed household exposure from gasoline-contaminated drinking water in a New England household. A sampling strategy was designed to estimate inhalation and ingestion exposure to benzene and three other aromatic hydrocarbons typically found in gasoline-contaminated water. The estimated inhaled doses of all agents were similar… CONTINUE READING

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