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Heavy metal levels in the near vicinity to roads in a north London Borough.

Authors
  • Harrop, D O
  • Mumby, K
  • Pepper, B
  • Nolan, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Science of The Total Environment
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1990
Volume
93
Pages
543–546
Identifiers
PMID: 2360032
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The ingestion and inhalation of heavy metals through soil, surface dust, air and food contamination may have a detrimental effect on human health. Metal levels have been measured in a Local Authority in London, UK and are discussed where possible in relation to health risk and relevant guidelines.

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