Information on benzo(a)pyrene (BaP), an indicator species for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), for use in responding to chemical incidents.
These documents provide information on the health effects of exposure, the chemical’s toxicity and material for responding to a chemical incident.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a group of several hundred chemically-related environmentally persistent organic compounds.
Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) acts as an indicator species for PAH contamination. Most of the available data refer to this compound.