Hardwood dust and lignin cracking products: evidence of exposure to carcinogens

Marco Vitelli, Daniele Paciacconi

Abstract


Lignin is a polymer composed of several aromatic monomers and it is a crucial component in hardwoods. In this study it was shown that starting from this polymer, it can develop carcinogenic to humans such as benzene.

Keywords


Wood; cancer; TuNS; dust; lignin

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