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Fig. 2 | Particle and Fibre Toxicology

Fig. 2

From: Contrasting biological potency of particulate matter collected at sites impacted by distinct industrial sources

Fig. 2

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) content of particles collected in the vicinity of industrial sites. PAHs were grouped according to volatility (volatile: acenaphthene, fluorine, phenanthrene, anthracene; semi-volatile: fluoranthene, pyrene, retene, benz(a)anthracene, chrysene; particulate-associated: benzo(b)fluoranthene, benzo(k)fluoranthene, benzo(a)pyrene, indeno(123-cd)pyrene, dibenz(a,h)anthracene, benzo(ghi)perylene) and compared across sites and size-fractions. HB, Hamilton Beach steel mill; MA, Montréal petrochemical refinery; MC, Montréal copper smelter; SR, Sarnia petrochemical refinery; SW, Shawinigan aluminum smelter

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