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The priority list of environmental chemical hazards in Poland.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2057765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
For each environmental poison the index of harmfulness was calculated on the basis of quantitative evaluation of the following properties: emission of the substance to the environment (Fi), toxicity (F2), the population exposed (F3), exposure (F4), persistence of the substance in the environment (F5), secondary substances and mixtures (F6), bioaccumulation and biomagnification (F7), and influence on the non-living components of the environment (F8). Increasing numerical values were applied for increasing range or activity of toxins. The numerical values were integrated according to the formula [formula: see text). It was decided that the first three factors possess prior significance for evaluation of harmful environmental effects, the remainder were considered as auxiliary. Substances having the highest indices of harmfulness were selected as priority environmental poisons: sulphur dioxide, dust, polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, fluorine, lead, cadmium, nitrogenous fertilizers, pesticides, and carbon monoxide.
Authors:
T Dutkiewicz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Science of the total environment     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0048-9697     ISO Abbreviation:  Sci. Total Environ.     Publication Date:  1991 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-31     Completed Date:  1991-07-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0330500     Medline TA:  Sci Total Environ     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Environmental Protection, Katowice, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Environmental Exposure*
Environmental Monitoring / methods*
Environmental Pollutants / analysis*,  toxicity
Humans
Mathematics
Models, Biological
Poland
Risk Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Environmental Pollutants

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