Haloacetic acids in swimming pools: swimmer and worker exposure.

  title={Haloacetic acids in swimming pools: swimmer and worker exposure.},
  author={M. J. Cardador and M. Gallego},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={45 13},
  • M. J. Cardador, M. Gallego
  • Published 2011
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Environmental science & technology
  • For the first time, the exposure of swimmers and workers to haloacetic acids (HAAs) in indoor and outdoor pools was evaluated through the analysis of urine samples. The subjects of this study, 49 volunteers, were male and female workers as well as swimmers (adults and children) who regularly attended an indoor pool (January-June) and an outdoor one (July and August). The results showed that HAAs appeared 20-30 min after exposure and were eliminated within 3 h. After 2 h exposure, urine samples… CONTINUE READING
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