Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns
The Pollution in Newborns
Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns: Test Results
Acenaphthene was found in 5 of 10 umbilical cord blood samples from babies born in U.S. hospitals in 2004, at concentrations ranging from 20.6 to 40.2 ng/g (lipid weight, in whole blood). It was also found in 3 of 3 adult blood samples, at concentrations ranging from 14.7 to 25.1 ng/g (lipid weight, in whole blood).
|About Acenaphthene *|
|Chemical Class||Polyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)|
|May be found in the following types of products||chemical industry, intermediates, used in synthesis|
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|Suspected Health Concerns for Acenaphthene|
|Stomach Or Intestines|