Presence of Various Types of Mutagenic Impurities in Carbon Black Detected by the Salmonella Assay

  • Eva Agurell
  • Göran Löfroth
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 27)


Aside from their use as rubber additives, carbon blacks are used as colorants in many contexts, such as photocopying, typewriting, carbon copying, and printing. The ultimate products are commonly in close proximity to man and are often worn or turned into waste, further enhancing the dissemination of their ingredients.


Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Carbon Black Mutagenic Activity Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbon Mutagenicity Assay 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eva Agurell
    • 1
  • Göran Löfroth
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiobiologyUniversity of StockholmStockholmSweden

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