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Document ID (ISN)61231
CIS number 93-1991
ISBN(s) 0-521-38510-5
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Leslie G.B., Lunau F.W.
Title Indoor air pollution. Problems and priorities
Bibliographic information Cambridge University Press, The Edinburgh Building, Cambridge CB2 2RU, United Kingdom, 1992. xi, 329p. Index. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: GBP 45.00; USD 84.95.
Abstract Contents of this manual: introduction to indoor air pollution problems; the perception of indoor air quality; legionella; bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms; the oxides of nitrogen; mineral fibres; radon; formaldehyde; hazards from solvents, pesticides and PCBs; vegetable dusts and lung disease; danders, etc. from domestic and laboratory animals; environmental tobacco smoke; industrial environments; extremely low frequency electromagnetic radiation; contributions from outdoor pollutants; ventilation for control of airborne pollutants. Each chapter covers exposure levels, sources of pollution and routes of uptake, health effects, control measures and regulatory guidelines.
Descriptors (primary) health engineering; health hazards; atmospheric pollution
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; air sampling; carcinogens; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; electromagnetic radiation; radon; polychlorinated biphenyls; nitrogen oxides; experimental animals; microorganisms; bacteria; asbestos; dander; fungi; passive smoking; byssinosis; allergies; pesticides; legionellosis; asthma; lung diseases; respiratory diseases; mineral fibres; organic dust; solvents; manuals; sick building syndrome; limitation of exposure; ventilation; hazard evaluation; legislation; formaldehyde
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Air pollution
Environmental pollution
Passive smoking
Sick building syndrome