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Document ID (ISN)46198
CIS number 86-1020
ISSN - Serial title Staub
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lehmann E., Auffarth J., Häger J., Rentel K.H., Altenburg H.
Title Concentration profiles of selected PAH in coal-tar-derived products
Original title Massenverhältnisse ausgewählter PAH in Produkten auf Steinkohlenteer-Basis [in German]
Bibliographic information 1986, Vol.46, No.3, p.128-131. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Users and regulatory authorities who do not know the exact composition of coal-tar products cannot assess their potential hazards. In this analysis of 16 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in 30 coal-tar products, their relative proportions were found to be quite constant. It is recommended to use benzo(a)pyrene as the reference substance for the selection of potentially carcinogenic industrial substances and for the assessment of working conditions.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; aromatic hydrocarbons; hazard evaluation; polycyclic hydrocarbons; coal tar
Descriptors (secondary) benzo(a)pyrene; coal by-products industry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Polycyclic hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons