Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Mean concentrations of heavy metals in soils at different sampling points.

Soil sites Mean concentrations of metals (mg/kg)
HgPbZnAgCrCd

208.41 0.01334.83 0.06910.33 0.4820.30 0.0042.24 0.014.50 0.02
407.51 0.02208.33 0.58848.97 0.0616.47 0.0640.30 0.103.53 0.06
604.27 0.03101.33 0.59502.33 0.58 5.53 0.0653.67 0.292.03 0.06
801.74 0.0132.83 0.06245.33 0.590.5 0.0042.33 0.581.24 0.01
1000.5 0.015.53 0.0417.00 0.000.5 0.0014.63 0.230.25 0.01
12000.50 0.024.85 0.1015.00 0.500.5 0.002.32 0.120.5 0.01
Allowable limits0.310070NA75.03.0

Allowable levels of heavy metals in soils.
NA: not available.

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