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Phenol, cresols and nitrated phenols have been found in atmospheric air in the ng/m ³ range. They have acute toxic and mutagenic properties. In this study the formation of cresol and nitration of phenol have been studied in a smog chamber with a volume of 480 L, equipped with a multiple reflection White- type mirror system for on-line FT-IR.

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Authors: EI, ;JRC-ISPRA (IT),
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Air Quality in Europe - Challenges for the 2000s, Venezia (IT), 19-21st May (1999)
Availability: Available from Public Relations and Publications Unit, Ispra (IT)
Record Number: 199911195 / Last updated on: 1999-08-19
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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