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Pollution characterization and diurnal variation of PBDEs in the atmosphere of an E-waste dismantling region.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19062146     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Diurnal air samples were collected from the E-waste dismantling region Guiyu and the underwear industry region Chendian. This was the first report to present the diurnal variation of PBDEs in the atmosphere. The average concentrations of 11 PBDE congeners were 11,742 pgm(-3) in the daytime, and 4830 pgm(-3) at night in Guiyu, while the concentrations were lower in Chendian with 376 pgm(-3) in the daytime, and 237 pgm(-3) at night. BDE-209 accounted for 22% and 31.3% of the total PBDEs in Guiyu and Chendian, respectively. The diurnal variation trends of BDE-47, -99, -153, -183, and -209 were also analyzed in detail in the two regions.
Duohong Chen; Xinhui Bi; Jinping Zhao; Laiguo Chen; Jihua Tan; Bixian Mai; Guoying Sheng; Jiamo Fu; Minghung Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2008-12-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987)     Volume:  157     ISSN:  1873-6424     ISO Abbreviation:  Environ. Pollut.     Publication Date:  2009 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-23     Completed Date:  2009-03-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804476     Medline TA:  Environ Pollut     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1051-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Environment and Resources, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, Guangdong Province, China.
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MeSH Terms
Air Pollutants, Occupational / analysis*
Environmental Monitoring / methods
Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers / analysis*
Industrial Waste*
Occupational Exposure / analysis*
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants, Occupational; 0/Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers; 0/Industrial Waste; 32534-81-9/pentabromodiphenyl ether

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