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Table 1 Specific surface area and pore volume in fractions of Shanghai household dust and silica

From: Characterization of residential household dust from Shanghai by particle size and analysis of organophosphorus flame retardants and metals

Particle sizeSurface area (m2/g dust)Pore volume (cm3/g dust)
F20.602.13 × 10−3
F30.612.13 × 10−3
F40.993.27 × 10−3
F5e4.482.21 × 10−2
Silica < 75 µm0.601.13 × 10−3
Silica respirable fraction2.505.86 × 10−3
  1. F2: 75–190 µm, F3: 25–75 µm, F4: cyclone 4–25 µm and F5e: 2.22 ± 2.04 µm