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Assessment Phase

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are stable, neutral, aromatic organic chemicals consisting of numerous carbon atoms configured to form multiple rings. There are more than 10,000 different PAH compounds.

Bioavailability of Contaminants in Soil (BCS-1)
Section 8 (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons)
Discusses the properties, sources, and toxicity of PAHs.

Incorporating Bioavailability Considerations into the Evaluation of Contaminated Sediment Sites (CS-1)
Appendix B
Discusses bioavailability of PAHs in sediment.