Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Heavy Metal Contamination of Soils around a Hospital Waste Incinerator Bottom Ash Dumps Site

Table 3

Heavy metals detected in bottom ash.

Heavy metals = items
(30 samples)
Mean conc. of metal (mg/kg) Std.
deviation
USEPA allowable limits for waste disposal to landfill

Hg mg/kg300.88±0.050.2
Pb mg/kg30143.80±39.55.0
Zn mg/kg3016417.69±195.18NA
Ag mg/kg3028.38±0.975.0
Cr mg/kg3099.30±3.05.0
Cd mg/kg307.54±2.671.0

NA: not available.

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