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149. Diesel Engine Exhaust

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Title: 149. Diesel Engine Exhaust
Authors: Taxell, Piia
Editors: Santonen, Tiina
Issue Date: 8-Jun-2016
Extent: 147
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Publisher: Arbets- och miljömedicin vid Göteborgs universitet & Arbetsmiljöverket
Organization: The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals and the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety
Series/Report no.: Arbete och Hälsa
Keywords: cancer
diesel engine
diesel exhaust
elemental carbon
nitrogen dioxide
occupational exposure limit
risk assessment
Abstract: Diesel engine exhaust is a complex mixture of gaseous and particulate compounds produced during the combustion of diesel fuels. The gas phase includes carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides (NOX), carbon monoxide and small amounts of sulphur dioxide and various organic compounds. Diesel exhaust particles (DEP) contain elemental carbon (EC), organic compounds, sulphates, nitrates and trace amounts of metals and other elements. New technology diesel engines are characterised by a significant reduction of... more
ISBN: 978-91-85971-58-9
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