Urinary 1-hydroxypyrene, air pollution exposure and associated life style factors in pregnant women.


1-hydroxypyrene (1-OHP) is a biomarker of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). PAHs are pollutants produced by the combustion of organic material, and could be found both indoors and outdoors. Prenatal exposure to these compounds has been associated with retarded intrauterine growth and respiratory problems in children. The objective of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.07.070


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