Health Risk Assessment of Toxic Trace Elements and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) Via Indoor Dust from Coal-burning Households in Rural China

  • WONG, Ming Hung 黃銘洪 (PI)
  • WU, Shenchun (CoI)
  • LIU, Wing Keung (CoI)
  • LEUNG, Clement Kai Man (CoI)
  • LIU, Wenxin (CoPI)
  • FU, Xiaofang (CoI)
  • YU, Yanxin (CoI)
  • LIU, Yu (CoI)
  • MENG, Bingjun (CoI)
  • WU, Fuyong (CoI)

Project: Research project

Project Details


To study the levels of toxic trace elements (As, Cr, Ni, Pb, F, Hg) and PAHs, Nitro-PAHs and OH-PAHs in indoor air, PM and indoor dusts collected in coal-burning households in rural China and conduct an health risk assessment To study the (1) toxic effects of indoor dust and PM on human cell lines, and (2) their mutagenicity via Ames test.

Funding Source: UGC - Other Specific Funds/Earmarked Grants^
Effective start/end date01/01/1231/12/14


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