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|dc.identifier.citation||Environmental Health, 2006; 6 (2):22-27||en|
|dc.description||Copyright © 2006 Australian Institute of Environmental Health||en|
|dc.description.abstract||Diesel exhaust (DE) is a public health concern and a contributor both to ambient and occupational air pollution. There is currently no occupational exposure level for diesel fumes in the United Kingdom or Australia. Current research practice focuses on mainly three particle sizes, namely: PM10, PM2.5, and ultrafine (<0.1ì). It is 12 years since Oberdorster and Utell introduced their ultrafine particle hypothesis stating that ambient ultrafine particles might cause adverse health effects. It is suggested that more research should now be undertaken on the smaller particles (nanoparticles) less than 50 nm in diameter, because it is hypothesised that more harm could be caused by these particles.||en|
|dc.description.statementofresponsibility||Graeme Lawson and He Wang||en|
|dc.publisher||Australian Institute of Environmental Health||en|
|dc.subject||Diesel Exhaust Particles (DEP); diesel exhaust (DE); nanoparticles; air pollution; inflammation; toxicity||en|
|dc.title||Public health impact of diesel exhaust: toxicity of nano-sized diesel exhaust particles - Part 2||en|
|dc.contributor.school||School of Population Health and Clinical Practice : Public Health||en|
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