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Pyrene
Urine
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Biomonitoring

Human biomonitoring (HBM) is the determination of pollutants or their metabolites in biological material (blood, urine, saliva, etc.). With the help of HBM, the exposure to environmental chemicals can be assessed to identify vulnerable populations or regional differences.
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Tobacco Harm Reduction

Tobacco harm reduction is a public health strategy to lower the health risks to individuals and wider society associated with using tobacco products. Biomarkers specific for the exposure to tobacco and smoke are key endpoints for evaluating new emerging nicotine products with a potentially reduced risk.

Scientific Contribution

publication
February 2020

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in urine of children and adolescents in Germany - human biomonitoring results of the German Environmental Survey 2014-2017 (GerES V)

International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Volume 226, doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2020.113491
publication
November 2010

A liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) method for the determination of phenolic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (OH-PAH) in urine of non-smokers and smokers

Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, volume 399, doi:10.1007/s00216-010-4355-7