Chapter 8. The Chemicals that will not Go Away: Implications for Human Exposure to Reservoirs of POPs

  1. Stuart Harrad
  1. Miriam Diamond1 and
  2. Stuart Harrad2

Published Online: 29 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470684122.ch8

Persistent Organic Pollutants

Persistent Organic Pollutants

How to Cite

Diamond, M. and Harrad, S. (2009) The Chemicals that will not Go Away: Implications for Human Exposure to Reservoirs of POPs, in Persistent Organic Pollutants (ed S. Harrad), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470684122.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Division of Environmental Health and Risk Management, School of Geography, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Division of Environmental Health and Risk Management, School of Geography, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169301

Online ISBN: 9780470684122

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Keywords:

  • chemicals that will not go away - implications for human exposure to reservoirs of POPs;
  • conceptual model of POPs;
  • case study for PCBs;
  • case study for brominated flame retardants;
  • temporal dimension;
  • BFRs and exposure to them

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conceptual Model of POPs

  • Discussion

  • References