Category: Air Toxics Current & Ongoing Studies

  • Ethylene Oxide in Utah

    Ethylene Oxide (EtO) is an air toxic pollutant of emerging concern. At typical ambient concentrations, EtO is an odorless and colorless gas that is used in the sterilization of materials, such as medical equipment and spices. EtO is also an ingredient in chemical products, such as antifreeze, textiles, plastics, detergents and adhesives. EtO inhalation can…

  • Bountiful City Dichloromethane and Formaldehyde Source Apportionment Study

    A source apportionment campaign, with an emphasis on determining the source of dichloromethane in Bountiful City, will be conducted between December 2018 and January 2019. Supporting measurements of PM2.5 concentration and composition will be provided as part of this effort. Principal Investigators: Kerry Kelly (UU), Jaron Hansen (BYU) Funded by Science for Solutions Grant: $80,067

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