Polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) in food and humans.

  title={Polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) in food and humans.},
  author={Alwyn R Fernandes and Martin D Rose and Jerzy Falandysz},
  journal={Environment international},
Polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) are legacy contaminants that are listed by the Stockholm convention, initially for reduction of inadvertent production and ultimately, for elimination. They originate through releases from older electrical equipment, inadvertent contamination in industrial chemicals and from combustion processes such as incineration. Recent advances in measurement techniques have allowed a greater characterisation of PCN occurrence, yielding more specific data including… CONTINUE READING

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