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Effect on Human Health

Carbon Monoxide Affects the cardio vascular system, exacerbating cardiovascular disease symptoms, particularly angina may also particularly affect fetuses, sick, anemic and young children, affects nervous system impairing physical coordination, vision and judgments, creating nausea and headaches, reducing productivity and increasing personal discomfort.

Nitrogen Oxides

Increased susceptibility to infections, pulmonary diseases, impairment of lung function and eye, nose and throat irritations.

Sulphur Dioxide

Affect lung function adversely.

Particulate Matter and Respirable Particulate Matter (SPM and RPM) Fine particulate matter may be toxic in itself or may carry toxic (including carcinogenic) trace substance, and can alter the immune system. Fine particulates penetrate deep into the respiratory system irritating lung tissue and causing long-term disorders.
Lead Impairs liver and kidney, causes brain damage in children resulting in lower I.Q., hyperactivity and reduced ability to concentrate.
Benzene Both toxic and carcinogenic. Excessive incidence of leukemia (blood cancer) in high exposure areas.
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