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What does EC stand for?

EC stands for Elemental Carbon

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Importantly, diesel exhaust levels were quantified by measurements and estimates of one of its key components, respirable elemental carbon, which is considered the best index of diesel exhaust in underground mining.
Outcomes were evaluated in workers exposed to diesel exhaust at eight nonmetal mining facilities in the United States using retrospective quantitative estimates of respirable elemental carbon (REC) exposures as a surrogate for diesel exhaust exposure.
According to Pamela Lundquist of the nonprofit Children's Health Environmental Coalition (CHEC), this black soot deposit "is primarily made up of elemental carbon, but may also contain phthalates and volatile organic compounds like benzene and toluene, which can cause cancer and neurological damage.