Exposure Monitoring and Risk Assessment of Biphenyl in the Workplace

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Hyeon-Yeong Kim ; Sae-Mi Shin ; Miran Ham ; Cheol-Hong Lim ; Sang-Hoon Byeon (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 12, issue 5, pages 5,116-5,128 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph120505116, pmc: PMC4454958
  • Subject: toxicity | biphenyl | industrial | R | exposure | response | carcinogen | Medicine | Article

This study was performed to assess exposure to and the risk caused by biphenyl in the workplace. Biphenyl is widely used as a heat transfer medium and as an emulsifier and polish in industry. Vapor or high levels of dust inhalation and dermal exposure to biphenyl can ca... View more
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