Increase of diesel car raises health risk in spite of recent development in engine technology

@inproceedings{Leem2014IncreaseOD,
  title={Increase of diesel car raises health risk in spite of recent development in engine technology},
  author={Jong Han Leem and Young-Kee Jang},
  booktitle={Environmental health and toxicology},
  year={2014}
}
Diesel exhaust particles (DEP) contain elemental carbon, organic compounds including Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), metals, and other trace compounds. Diesel exhaust is complex mixture of thousands of chemicals. Over forty air contaminants are recognized as toxicants, such as carcinogens. Most diesel exhaust particles have aerodynamic diameters falling within a range of 0.1 to 0.25 μm. DEP was classified as a definite human carcinogen (group 1) by the International Agency for Research on… CONTINUE READING
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