STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

Abstracts from the Literature - Benzene September 2005


ARTICLE: "Environmental monitoring of benzene and toluene produced in indoor air due to combustion of solid biomass fuels"

AUTHORS: Sinha SN, Kulkarni PK, Shah SH, Desai NM, Patel GM, Mansuri MM, Saiyed HN.

JOURNAL: The Sciences of the Total Environment. 2005 Sep 1; [Epub ahead of print]

SUMMARY: Exposure to benzene and toluene from the combustion of solid biomass fuels is one of the important causes of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. In this study, we assessed the exposure of cooks to benzene and toluene from biomass fuel combustion in ...

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