Concentration Distribution of PBDEs and PCBs in Soil

토양 중 PBDEs와 PCBs의 농도분포

  • Lee, Sung-Hee (Division of Environmental Engineering, Chungju National University) ;
  • Cho, Ki-Chul (Department of Bio & Environmental Science, Dongnam Health College) ;
  • Yeo, Hyun-Gu (Product Performance & Technical Division, Gangwon Regional Small and Medium Business Administration)
  • 이성희 (충주대학교 환경공학부) ;
  • 조기철 (동남보건대학 바이오환경과) ;
  • 여현구 (강원지방중소기업청 제품성능기술과)
  • Received : 2009.10.30
  • Accepted : 2009.12.17
  • Published : 2009.12.31


Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were measured in soil samples of Ansung in Kyonggi-province to investigate concentration distribution of PBDEs and PCBs. The 10 soil samples were collected using a stainless steel hand-held corer that was cleaned before and after each sample using hexane. Total concentration of PBDE and PCBs were 2,205.3 and 348.1 pg/g dry weight (DW) in soil sample, respectively. BDE-209 showed as the most abundant congener in soil samples which was related to imported amount and usage amount of deca-BDE technical mixture in Korea. Also, BDE-99, BDE-47, BDE-100 deposition in soil sample was higher than other congeners and was related to the imported and usage amount reported for penta-BDE technical mixture in Korea. Correlation coefficient between PBDE contribution and technical mixture formulation (Bromokal 70-5DE) were significant (r=0.91, p<0.01) which suggests the influence of sources in this technical mixtures.


PBDEs;PCBs;soil;contribution;technical mixture


Supported by : 충주대학교


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