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Table 2 Comparison of emission estimates in Canada

From: Identifying potential exposure reduction priorities using regional rankings based on emissions of known and suspected carcinogens to outdoor air in Canada

Substance Environment Canada (EC) 2011(kg) CAREX 2011 (kg) Comparison
Cadmium 7,953 26,086 CAREX 3.3 times higher
Lead 178,228 169,495 EC 1.05 times higher
Benzo[b]fluoranthene 32,641 18,351 EC 1.8 times higher
Fine particulates (PM2.5) 245,650,000 171,838,236 EC 1.4 times higher
Benzo[k]fluoranthene 11,791 5,410 EC 2.2 times higher
Benzo[a]pyrene 19,543 8,434 EC 2.3 times higher
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 14,498 6,254 EC 2.3 times higher