polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

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polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

n. Abbr. PAH
Any of a class of carcinogenic organic molecules that consist of three or more benzene rings and are commonly produced by fossil fuel combustion. Also called polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon.
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As a result of previous operations by several companies at the site, the groundwater, soil and sediment became contaminated with lead, PCBs, polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and VOCs.
It also found there could be health risks due to the possible inclusion of human carcinogenic polyaromatic hydrocarbons in charcoal - a group of chemicals that occur naturally in coal, crude oil, and gasoline.
All the chemicals and reagents i.e., cyclohexane, acetone, anhydrous sodium sulphate, dichloromethane, silica and standards of polyaromatic hydrocarbons obtained from E-Merck.
Kioko told the court shisha contains many cancer-causing agents, including carcinogens, nitrosamines, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, volatile aldehydes, benzene, heavy metals and addictive agents such as nicotine.
Hookah smoking, compared with cigarette smoking, produces a greater content of tobacco smoke, tar, carbon monoxide, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, and carbonylic compounds.
DCES students Mahmoud Khateb Abdel Rasool, Ali el Sammak, Ahmed al Gendy and Indra Gunawan presented their projects titled"natural dyes in cyandie" and"encapsulation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons in block copolymer micelles: theoretical and experimental study in the analytical chemistry and polymeric science and material engineering categories.
Fuel station attendants are exposed to several toxic compounds present in automotive fuels which are responsible for various numbers of toxicological manifestations in human beings.1 Gasoline is the mixture of volatile polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
Cooking meat, poultry, or fish at high temperatures until well done can create heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
Even the hazardous simple and polyaromatic hydrocarbons were reported to be degraded by coliforms such as Klebsiella and Enterobacter [24-26].
Liu, "Sources and distribution of aliphatic and polyaromatic hydrocarbons in sediments of Jiaozhou Bay, Qingdao, China," Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol.
Bioremediation of high molecular weight polyaromatic hydrocarbons co-contaminated with metals in liquid and soil slurries by metal tolerant PAHs degrading bacterial consortium.
Niaz, Chemical Characteristics (Nutrients, Fecal Sterols and Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons) of the Surface Waters for Sharm Obhur, Jeddah, Eastern Coast of the Red Sea.