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Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 60, Issue 1, pp 7–30 | Cite as

Nuclear-based methods for the analysis of trace element pollutants in human hair

  • Yu. S. Ryabukhin
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Abstract

The trace element composition of human hair is a suitable indicator of exposure to trace element pollutants. During the implementation of an international research programme, coordinated by the IAEA, on the use of nuclear methods for detecting trace element pollutants in hair, much valuable information was collected both on normal levels of trace elements and on increased levels caused by pollution. As a result of reviewing and comparing the data, interesting observations relating to the spread of concentrations were made. Standardized procedures were elaborated for a number of analytical techniques as well as for pre-analytical preparations in the analysis of hair.

Keywords

Hair Sample Human Hair Trace Element Composition Scalp Hair Standard Geometric Deviation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. S. Ryabukhin
    • 1
  1. 1.International Atomic Energy AgencyViennaAustria

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