Investigating the potential exposure to tobacco related carcinogens in particulate matter in London

N Farren, J Hamilton, N Ramírez, E Finessi

Relatively little is known about the nitrogen-containing organic compounds present in aerosols, despite concerns over their possible contribution to the adverse health effects associated with particulate matter. A highly sensitive and specific method has been developed to carry out ambient measurements of carcinogenic N-nitrosamines and tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs).

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