Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 215

Table of Content: March 2012; 4(3)

March 2012

Assessment of antioxidant capacity, proximate composition and inhibitory activity of unripe plantain (Musa paradisiaca) products on Fe2+ and sodium nitroprusside -induced oxidative stress in vitro

This study sought to assess the proximate composition, antioxidant and inhibitory effect of unripe false horn plantain (Musa paradisiaca) products on Fe2+ and sodium nitroprusside (SNP) induced lipid peroxidation in rat’s pancreas. The EC50 of Fe2+ chelating, 2,2-diphenyl-1picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) and OH free radical scavenging ability were also determined. A portion of the unripe false horn plantain...

Author(s): Sidiqat Adamson Shodehinde and Ganiyu Oboh

March 2012

Occupational health hazards of fabric bag filter workers' exposure to coal fly ash

The objective of the study was to assess employees’ exposure to coal fly ash dust during the replacement of fabric bag filters in bag houses at a power station. Personal and environmental sampling were conducted on a random sample of workers. Samples that were in excess of occupational exposure limits (OEL) for respirable fly ash were analysed for toxic metals. Physical observations and a questionnaire were used...

Author(s): Jacobus Engelbrecht, Phanuel Tau and Charles Hongoro,