Lung toxicity induced by intratracheal instillation of size-fractionated tire particles.

Abstract

Tire particles (TP) represent a significant component of urban air pollution (PM), constituting more than 10% of PM10 mass at urban locations with heavy traffic. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of size-fractionated TP in an animal exposure model frequently used to assess the health effects of air pollutants. Potential pro-inflammatory… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2009.05.023

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