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An exposure and risk assessment for fluoride and trace metals in black tea
Exposure and associated health risks for fluoride and trace metals in black tea were estimated. Fifty participants were randomly recruited to supply samples from the tea that they drink, and self-administer a questionnaire ...
Speciated arsenic concentrations, exposure, and associated health risks for rice and bulgur
Arsenic species were determined in rice and bulgur samples that were collected from 50 participants who also supplied exposure related information through a questionnaire survey. Speciation analysis was conducted using an ...
An assessment of indoor air concentrations and health risks of volatile organic compounds in three primary schools
Concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including formaldehyde, in classrooms, kindergartens, and outdoor playgrounds of three primary schools were measured in spring, winter, and fall terms in Izmir, Turkey. ...
Seasonal variation in drinking water concentrations of disinfection by-products in IZMIR and associated human health risks
Seasonal variation in concentrations of two different disinfection by-product groups, trihalomethanes (THMs) and haloacetonitriles (HANs), was investigated in tap water samples collected from five sampling points (one ...
An exposure–risk assessment for potentially toxic elements in rice and bulgur
Rice and wheat are rich sources of essential elements. However, they may also accumulate potentially toxic elements (PTE). Bulgur, the popular alternative to rice in the eastern Mediterranean, is produced by processing ...