Oil spill related heavy metal: A review [Logam berat berkaitan tumpahan minyak: Satu ulasan]

Hafizan, Juahir and Syahril Hirman, Azmee and Ahmad Dasuki, Mustafa (2015) Oil spill related heavy metal: A review [Logam berat berkaitan tumpahan minyak: Satu ulasan]. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 19 (6). pp. 1348-1360. ISSN 13942506

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Oil spill occurs every day worldwide and oil contamination is a significant contributor for the higher levels of heavy metals in the environment. This study is purposely to summarize the heavy metals which significant to major oil spill incidents around the world and effects of toxic metals to human health. The study performed a comprehensive review of relevant scientific journal articles and government documents concerning heavy metals contamination and oil spills. Overall, the heavy metals most frequently been detected in oil spill related study where Pb>Ni>V>Zn>Cd and caused many effects to human health especially cancer. In conclusion, the comparison of heavy metal level between the post - spill and baseline levels must be done, and implementation of continuous monitoring of heavy metal. In addition, the result based on the strategies must be transparent to public in order to maintaining human health.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: oil spill, heavy metal, human health, contaminants, water quality
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: Syahmi Manaf
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2022 05:20
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2022 05:20
URI: http://eprints.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/6975

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