Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns

The Pollution in Newborns

July 14, 2005

Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns: Test Results

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Benzo[ghi]perylene was not found in any of the samples above the limits of detection.

About Benzo[ghi]perylene *
CAS RN191-24-2
Chemical ClassPolyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)
May be found in the following types of productsAnti-corrosion materials, Corrosion inhibitors
UsesNo known uses, formed when gasoline, garbage, or other material burns

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Suspected Health Concerns for Benzo[ghi]perylene
No information on health effects associated with this chemical is available in seven standard toxicity references.

References for Health Effects