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Table 7 Health risk estimates for inhalation of VOCs in the exposed and the controlled areas (N = 310, Unit: μg/m3)

From: Health risk assessment of volatile organic compounds exposure near Daegu dyeing industrial complex in South Korea

  Concentration (50% percentiles) HQ or Cancer risk Concentration (95% percentiles) HQ or Cancer risk
Non-carcinogens
Toluenea 94.48 0.02 721.49 0.14
Tolueneb 48.05 0.01 207.20 0.04
MEKa 9.45 0.18E-2 34.81 0.01
MEKb 9.63 0.19E-2 20.72 0.40E-2
m,p-Xylenea 10.32 0.10 16.99 0.17
m,p-Xyleneb 7.80 0.08 21.58 0.22
o-Xylenea 1.82 0.02 2.33 0.02
o-Xyleneb 5.23 0.05 10.37 0.10
DMFa 13.34 0.44 60.57 2.02
DMFb 6.31 0.21 10.36 0.35
Carcinogens
Chloroforma 11.33 2.61E-04 22.58 5.19E-04
Chloroformb 6.47 1.49E-04 12.18 2.80E-04
Ethylbenzenea 1.82 4.55E-06 5.32 1.33E-05
Ethylbenzeneb 7.63 1.91E-05 20.35 5.09E-05
  1. aExposed area; bControlled area