6. Industrial Chemicals

  1. Jane A. Plant1,2,
  2. Nikolaos Voulvoulis1 and
  3. K. Vala Ragnarsdottir3
  1. Danelle Dhaniram,
  2. Alexandra Collins,
  3. Khareen Singh and
  4. Nikolaos Voulvoulis

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950127.ch6

Pollutants, Human Health and the Environment: A Risk Based Approach

Pollutants, Human Health and the Environment: A Risk Based Approach

How to Cite

Dhaniram, D., Collins, A., Singh, K. and Voulvoulis, N. (2011) Industrial Chemicals, in Pollutants, Human Health and the Environment: A Risk Based Approach (eds J. A. Plant, N. Voulvoulis and K. V. Ragnarsdottir), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950127.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK

  3. 3

    Faculty of Earth Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Askja, University of Iceland, Reykjavik 101, Iceland

Author Information

  1. Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742617

Online ISBN: 9781119950127

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • industrial chemicals;
  • polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and PCBs;
  • BFRs, PBDEs, PAHs, TCE, four chemicals;
  • industrial chemicals, an integral part;
  • TCE, groundwater contaminant;
  • benzene, risk for leukaemia, myeloma;
  • polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs);
  • brominated flame retardants (BFRs);
  • industrial chemicals and human health;
  • EU REACH legislation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hazardous properties

  • Sources

  • Environmental pathways

  • Human health

  • Risk reduction and future trends

  • References