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ISSN 2077-7477 (Print)
ISSN 2077-7485 (Online)

A journal "Dovkillia ta zdorovia" (Environment & Health) publishes the articles on the problems in the field of medical ecology, hygiene, health protection and ecological safety.

Founder of the Journal:
State Institution "O.M. Marzeiev Institute for Hygiene and Medical Ecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine"

Frequency of publication:
quarterly

Environment & HealthISSN: 2077-7477 eISSN: 2077-7485
No: 2 (82)   -   2017   -   Pages: 31-35
Toxicological aspects of air pollution in the industrial city
Hrebniak N.P.1, Fedorchenko R.A.1
1 Zaporizhzhia State Medical University

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ABSTRACT:
Objective. We analyzed toxicokinetic and toxicodynamic aspects of the industrial air pollution.

Materials and methods. We studied a character of the industrial emissions from stationary and mobile sources of pollution into the air basin of the city of Zaporizhzhia. We analyzed the total emissions for 1990-2013. Hygienic, analytical, mathematical-and-statistical methods, and method of causal analysis were applied.

Results. More than 40 toxicants, including 6 compounds of the 1-st class and 14 substances of the 2-nd class of danger, affect the residents of the industrial city with developed metallurgical industry. Specific features of toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of the foreground atmospheric pollutants are presented in the article. The spectrum and volume of the industrial emissions are responsible for the specificity of toxic process. Naphthalene, benzopyrene, lead, acetic and nitric acids, phenol were established to have the most ramified correlative galaxies. Threats to the health of the population are enhanced with a simultaneous environmental pollution with 13 substances with a synergism of the effect and 11 substances characterized by summing of harmful effect.

KEYWORDS:
atmospheric pollution, ecotoxicants, toxicokinetics, toxicodynamics, correlation
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