Total suspended particulate (TSP), polychlorinated dibenzodioxin (PCDD) and polychlorinated dibenzofuran (PCDF) emissions from medical waste incinerators in Antioquia, Colombia.

@article{Hoyos2008TotalSP,
  title={Total suspended particulate (TSP), polychlorinated dibenzodioxin (PCDD) and polychlorinated dibenzofuran (PCDF) emissions from medical waste incinerators in Antioquia, Colombia.},
  author={Alejandro Hoyos and M. I. Zafra Cobo and Beatriz Helena Aristiz{\'a}bal and Francisco C{\'o}rdoba and Consuelo Montes de Correa},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2008},
  volume={73 1 Suppl},
  pages={S137-42}
}
Results of a preliminary survey of particulate and dioxin emissions in combustion gases from hospital waste incinerators in Antioquia-Colombia are presented. Base line data of total suspended particulate (TSP) and polychlorinated dibenzodioxin and dibenzofuran (PCDD/PCDF) emissions in incinerators from health care institutions in Antioquia-Colombia will be used to improve the management of medical waste in the local context. All monitored incinerators are batch operated. TSP exceeds 80 mg Nm(-3… CONTINUE READING
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