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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Chrysene was not found in any of the samples above the limits of detection.

About Chrysene *
CAS RN218-01-9
Chemical ClassPolyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)
May be found in the following types of productsAnti-corrosion materials, Corrosion inhibitors, Paint, lacquers and varnishes
UsesNo known uses, formed when gasoline, garbage, or other material burns

* Information may include trade names, manufacturers, and products for other chemicals in the Polyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) class.

Suspected Health Concerns for Chrysene
No information on health effects associated with this chemical is available in seven standard toxicity references.

References for Health Effects