Traffic-related air pollution : asthma, allergies, and lung function.: H144-70/2020E-PDF

"Traffic, a major source of air pollutants, is a global issue. In urban areas of the world, including in Canada, the impacts of traffic are of particular concern. The mixture of vehicle exhausts, secondary air pollutants formed in the atmosphere, evaporative emissions from vehicles, and non-combustion emissions (e.g., road dust and tire wear) is referred to as traffic-related air pollution (TRAP). The objective of this risk assessment is to evaluate the association of asthma, allergy, and lung function with TRAP exposure in order to inform and support programs and policies designed to mitigate exposure to, and health impacts of, TRAP in Canada"--Executive summary, page 1.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Health Canada, issuing body.
Title Traffic-related air pollution : asthma, allergies, and lung function.
Variant title Asthma, allergies, and lung function
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Pollution atmosphérique liée à la circulation automobile : asthme, allergies et fonction pulmonaire.
Cover title.
"Publication date: June 2020."
Updated version supplied by publisher 2020-10-22.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 54-56).
Publishing information Ottawa, ON : Health Canada = Santé Canada, 2020.
©2020
Description 1 online resource (vi, 80 pages) : graphs
ISBN 9780660349459
Catalogue number
  • H144-70/2020E-PDF
Departmental catalogue number 200023
Subject terms Automobiles -- Motors -- Exhaust gas -- Health aspects -- Canada.
Air -- Pollution -- Health aspects -- Canada.
Health risk assessment -- Canada.
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