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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Dibenz[ah]anthracene was not found in any of the samples above the limits of detection.

About Dibenz[ah]anthracene *
CAS RN53-70-3
Chemical ClassPolyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)
Chemical functionsImpurity
May be found in the following types of productsImpregnation agents (see also Pesticides; Paints), 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 Dibenz[ah]anthracene
No information on health effects associated with this chemical is available in seven standard toxicity references.

References for Health Effects