Particulate Matter

  • (noun): A small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant).
    Synonyms: particulate

Some articles on particulate matter, particulates, matter, particulate:

List Of Misconceptions About Illegal Drugs - Heroin - Cotton Fever
... Cotton is sometimes used as a crude filter for particulate matter prior to IV injection ... to a fever that users believe is caused by inanimate particulate matter injected into the blood stream ... In reality, the particulate matter causing cotton fever is bacteria from lack of sterile technique ...
Particulates
... Atmospheric particulate matter - also known as particulates or particulate matter (PM) - are tiny pieces of solid or liquid matter associated with the Earth's ... as atmospheric aerosol, a term which refers to the particulate/air mixture, as opposed to the particulate matter alone ... to use the term aerosol to refer to the particulate component alone ...
Criteria Air Contaminants - Six Criteria Air Pollutants
... in 1979 and 1997 made it necessary to significantly modify the pollution standards Atmospheric particulate matter PM10, coarse particles 2.5 micrometers (μm) to 10 μm in size (although current ... Particulate Matter (PM) was listed in the 1996 Criteria document issued by the EPA ... Draft of the Air Quality Criteria for PM, which addressed updated studies done on particulate matter and the modified pollutant standards done since the First External Review Draft ...
Criteria Air Contaminants
1971 Ozone Further analysis made revisions to standards necessary 1979 and 1997 Particulate Matter listed in Criteria document issued by the EPA 1996 Particulate Matter Second External Review Draft of ...
Particulate Matter (cars, Industry, Etc.) Leading To Pulmonary Toxicity
... Atmospheric particulate matter is part of air pollution ... Particulate matter is produced mainly by car traffic, overland traffic (trucks), industrial production facilities, and cigarette smoking ... The data showed that particulate matter can be a major cause of cardiovascular disease, and can also cause pulmonary toxicity ...

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