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ID (ISN) del documento111949
Número CIS 11-0680
ISSN - Título de la serie 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2010
Número de serie
Autor(es) Fustinoni S., Campo L., Cirla P.E., Martinotti I., Buratti M., Longhi O., Foà V., Bertazzi P.
Título Dermal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in asphalt workers
Información bibliográfica July 2010, Vol.67, No.7, p.456-463. Illus. 40 ref.
Resumen The objective of this study was to assess dermal exposure to 16 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in asphalt workers in the region of Milan, Italy, to identify the most frequent compounds and exposure sites and to integrate dermal exposure results with environmental and biological data. Twenty-four asphalt workers were recruited. Dermal exposure was assessed during a single work shift. Sixteen PAHs were quantified via gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Dermal exposure was assessed by applying polypropylene pads to six body sites (neck, shoulder, upper arm, wrist, groin and ankle). Airborne exposure, and urinary PAHs and monohydroxy metabolites were also investigated. Findings are discussed. Overall, dermal exposures to PAHs were in the low ng/cm2 range. Phenanthrene, pyrene and benzo[a]pyrene were the most representative compounds and the wrist was the best location to perform dermal exposure assessments. Both dermal and airborne exposure contributed to the total body burden of PAHs, with the relative contribution varying according to the specific PAH.
Descriptores (primarios) hidrocarburos aromáticos; hidrocarburos policíclicos; betunes; construcción y reparación de carreteras; absorción cutánea; tests de exposición
Descriptores (secundarios) Italia; fenantreno; benzo(a)pireno; pireno; muestreo individual; dosificación en el aire; dosificación en la orina; espectrometría de masa
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Construcción e ingenería civil
Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Construction industry and civil engineering
Polycyclic hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Exposure evaluation