Toxicological evaluation of emissions from modern municipal waste incinerators

H. Greim

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Abstract

Additional exposure of the population in the vicinity of a modern municipal incineration plant amounts to less than 1 % of the estimated daily background intake of TCDD-Equivalents. Air concentration of inorganic materials and metals are similar or lower than those found in rural areas and are without risk to human health.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-331
Number of pages15
JournalChemosphere
Volume20
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Municipal waste incineration
  • TCDD
  • emissions
  • inorganic materials
  • metals
  • polychlorinated dibenzodioxins
  • polychlorinated dibenzofurans

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