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Emission of polyaromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans from fires of wood chips

Bhargava, A., Dlugogorski, B.Z. and Kennedy, E.M. (2002) Emission of polyaromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans from fires of wood chips. Fire Safety Journal, 37 (7). pp. 659-672.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0379-7112(02)00025-5
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Abstract

An experimental methodology developed by coupling a sampling line based on USEPA method 23 to a standard cone calorimeter is described for the study of uncontrolled emission of pollutants from fires of uncontaminated and contaminated wood. Four different kinds of timber-based materials were studied for target emissions which included PAHs, PCBs and dioxins. The results from the GC/MS analysis have been reported to show the presence of pollutants in emissions from all timber materials studied.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Copyright: © 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/27669
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