Gerald J Zagury

Summary

Affiliation: Ecole Polytechnique
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Arsenic on children's hands after playing in playgrounds
    Gerald J Zagury
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A508; author reply A508-9. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Inorganic arsenic speciation in soil and groundwater near in-service chromated copper arsenate-treated wood poles
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A7, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:799-807. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Influence of mercury speciation and fractionation on bioaccessibility in soils
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 56:371-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Comments on "effect of soil properties on arsenic fractionation and bioaccessibility in cattle and sheep dipping vat sites" by D. Sarkar et al. (2007) Environment International 33 (2007) 164-169
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Environ Int 33:712-3. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Mercury fractionation, bioavailability, and ecotoxicity in highly contaminated soils from chlor-alkali plants
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A7, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1138-47. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization and reactivity assessment of organic substrates for sulphate-reducing bacteria in acid mine drainage treatment
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3A7
    Chemosphere 64:944-54. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of metals in soil and ground water near chromated copper arsenate-treated utility poles
    Gerald J Zagury
    Dep of Civil, Geological, and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079 Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3A7
    J Environ Qual 32:507-14. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization and availability of cyanide in solid mine tailings from gold extraction plants
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geographical and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 320:211-24. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Toxicity and metal speciation in acid mine drainage treated by passive bioreactors
    Carmen Mihaela Neculita
    Department of Civil, Geological, and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, C P 6079, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A7, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:1659-67. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Arsenic speciation and mobilization in CCA-contaminated soils: influence of organic matter content
    Simona Dobran
    NSERC Industrial Chair in Site Remediation and Management, Chemical Engineering Department, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3A7
    Sci Total Environ 364:239-50. 2006

Collaborators

  • Louise Deschênes
  • Carmen Mihaela Neculita
  • Bernard Clement
  • Mert Guney
  • Bruno Welfringer
  • Nicolas Gruyer
  • Mélanie Giral
  • Eric Girouard
  • Priscilla Pouschat
  • Simona Dobran
  • Ioana A Cocos
  • Alain Nguyen
  • Martine Dorais
  • Carl de Repentigny
  • Beatrix W Alsanius
  • Turgut T Onay
  • Jean Pierre Blouin
  • Nurten Dogan
  • Réjean Samson

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Arsenic on children's hands after playing in playgrounds
    Gerald J Zagury
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A508; author reply A508-9. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Inorganic arsenic speciation in soil and groundwater near in-service chromated copper arsenate-treated wood poles
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A7, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:799-807. 2008
    ..Below the utility pole located on the organic site with a high Fe content, lower total arsenic levels (12-33 microg/L) were found, with As(III) ranging from 0 to 100%...
  3. doi request reprint Influence of mercury speciation and fractionation on bioaccessibility in soils
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 56:371-9. 2009
    ..99, p < 0.001). Hence, the sequential extraction procedure used in this study could be a simple means to help validate mercury bioaccessibility...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comments on "effect of soil properties on arsenic fractionation and bioaccessibility in cattle and sheep dipping vat sites" by D. Sarkar et al. (2007) Environment International 33 (2007) 164-169
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Environ Int 33:712-3. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Mercury fractionation, bioavailability, and ecotoxicity in highly contaminated soils from chlor-alkali plants
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A7, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1138-47. 2006
    ..Tissue-Hg concentrations of both exposed organisms were correlated with water-soluble and CaCl2-extractable Hg, and growth inhibition was in agreement with Hg fractionation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization and reactivity assessment of organic substrates for sulphate-reducing bacteria in acid mine drainage treatment
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3A7
    Chemosphere 64:944-54. 2006
    ..Although characterization of substrates on an individual basis provided insight on their chemical make-up, it did not give a clear indication of their ability to promote sulphate reduction and metal removal...
  7. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of metals in soil and ground water near chromated copper arsenate-treated utility poles
    Gerald J Zagury
    Dep of Civil, Geological, and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079 Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3A7
    J Environ Qual 32:507-14. 2003
    ..000 mg L(-1) and <0.05 mg L(-1), respectively and Cr(VI) was <0.02 mg L(-1). One sample contained an As concentration >0.025 mg L(-1) but bioassays showed that, overall, ground water had a low ecotoxic potential...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization and availability of cyanide in solid mine tailings from gold extraction plants
    Gerald J Zagury
    Department of Civil, Geographical and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 320:211-24. 2004
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  9. doi request reprint Toxicity and metal speciation in acid mine drainage treated by passive bioreactors
    Carmen Mihaela Neculita
    Department of Civil, Geological, and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, C P 6079, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A7, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:1659-67. 2008
    ..The present study, however, indicated that design of passive treatment should include sufficient HRT and posttreatment aeration to meet acute toxicity requirements...
  10. ncbi request reprint Arsenic speciation and mobilization in CCA-contaminated soils: influence of organic matter content
    Simona Dobran
    NSERC Industrial Chair in Site Remediation and Management, Chemical Engineering Department, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3A7
    Sci Total Environ 364:239-50. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Biological treatment of highly contaminated acid mine drainage in batch reactors: Long-term treatment and reactive mixture characterization
    Carmen M Neculita
    Department of Civil, Geological, and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Hazard Mater 157:358-66. 2008
    ..This work suggests that C/N and DOC/SO(4)(2-) ratios considered together are key parameters to assess the biodegradability of natural organic wastes under sulphate-reducing conditions...
  12. ncbi request reprint In vitro gastrointestinal bioavailability of arsenic in soils collected near CCA-treated utility poles
    Priscilla Pouschat
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3A7
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4317-23. 2006
    ..18 +/- 0.09 microg As kg(-1) d(-1). This arsenic intake appeared negligible compared to the daily intake of inorganic arsenic from water and food ingestion for children...
  13. doi request reprint Children's exposure to mercury-contaminated soils: exposure assessment and risk characterization
    Mert Guney
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, H3C 3A7, Canada
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 65:345-55. 2013
    ..Further research on oral, inhalatory, and dermal bioavailability of Hg, as well as child play behaviour, is recommended to obtain more accurate risk estimates...
  14. doi request reprint Arsenic bioaccessibility in CCA-contaminated soils: influence of soil properties, arsenic fractionation, and particle-size fraction
    Eric Girouard
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3C3A7, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 407:2576-85. 2009
    ..Moreover, dissolved arsenic in the intestinal phase was exclusively under the form of arsenate As(V). Finally, arsenic bioaccessibility (in mg/kg) increased when soil particles <90 mum were used...
  15. ncbi request reprint Passive treatment of acid mine drainage in bioreactors using sulfate-reducing bacteria: critical review and research needs
    Carmen Mihaela Neculita
    Dep of Civil, Geological, and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3A7
    J Environ Qual 36:1-16. 2007
    ..Furthermore, metal speciation and ecotoxicological assessment of treated effluent from on-site passive bioreactors have yet to be performed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mercury speciation in highly contaminated soils from chlor-alkali plants using chemical extractions
    Carmen Mihaela Neculita
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3A7
    J Environ Qual 34:255-62. 2005
    ..The developed and validated SEP was reproducible and efficient for highly contaminated samples. Recovery ranged between 93 and 98% for the CRM and 70 and 130% for the CAP-contaminated soils...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of four extraction procedures to assess arsenate and arsenite species in contaminated soils
    Mélanie Giral
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, P O Box 6079, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A7, Canada
    Environ Pollut 158:1890-8. 2010
    ..Extraction of arsenic from soils with 1 M H(3)PO(4) + 0.5 M C(6)H(8)O(6) under microwaves was the best strategy to extract the majority of As while minimizing conversion of As(III) into As(V)...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluation of two in vitro protocols for determination of mercury bioaccessibility: influence of mercury fractionation and soil properties
    Bruno Welfringer
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3A7
    J Environ Qual 38:2237-44. 2009
    ..Because the IVG method is less time-consuming than the CDM protocol and includes organic physiological components which seem to increase Hg bioaccessibility, it might be preferred for determination of Hg bioaccessibility...
  19. ncbi request reprint Contamination by ten harmful elements in toys and children's jewelry bought on the North American market
    Mert Guney
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3A7, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 47:5921-30. 2013
    ..38 and 1.42 μg). Especially in metallic toys and jewelry, contamination by Pb and Cd, and to a lesser extent by Cu, Ni, As, and Sb, still poses an acute problem in North America...
  20. doi request reprint Heavy metals in toys and low-cost jewelry: critical review of U.S. and Canadian legislations and recommendations for testing
    Mert Guney
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3A7 Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 46:4265-74. 2012
    ..A two-step management approach with mandatory testing of toys for total metal concentrations followed by voluntary bioaccessibility testing could be implemented...
  21. doi request reprint Exposure assessment and risk characterization from trace elements following soil ingestion by children exposed to playgrounds, parks and picnic areas
    Mert Guney
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3A7 Canada
    J Hazard Mater 182:656-64. 2010
    ..Risk from As uptake for children from soils of parks, playgrounds and picnic areas may be serious, especially if soil pica behaviour is present...
  22. ncbi request reprint Multiple factor design for reactive mixture selection for use in reactive walls in mine drainage treatment
    Ioana A Cocos
    Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Water Res 36:167-77. 2002
    ..86, F = 62.38 (p-level < 10(-13)) and R2 = 0.90. F = 62.30 (p-level < 10(-13))) identified poultry manure and two other carbon sources as the critical variables for sulfate-reduction rate...
  23. doi request reprint Use of a passive bioreactor to reduce water-borne plant pathogens, nitrate, and sulfate in greenhouse effluent
    Nicolas Gruyer
    Department of Plant Science, Horticulture Research Centre, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 48:1740-7. 2013
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Estimating children's exposure to toxic elements in contaminated toys and children's jewelry via saliva mobilization
    Mert Guney
    a Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 49:1218-27. 2014
    ..Overall, the risk from exposure to toxic elements via mouthing was high only for Cd and for MJ. Further research on children's exposure to toxic elements following ingestion of toy or jewelry material is recommended. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Children's exposure to harmful elements in toys and low-cost jewelry: characterizing risks and developing a comprehensive approach
    Mert Guney
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3A7, Canada
    J Hazard Mater 271:321-30. 2014
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Bioaccessibility of As, Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Sb in toys and low-cost jewelry
    Mert Guney
    Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3A7 Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 48:1238-46. 2014
    ..For infants (6-12 mo old), 10 MJ had HI > 1 for Cd, Cu, Ni, or Pb (up to 75 for Cd and 43 for Pb). Research on prolonged exposure to MJ and comprehensive risk characterization for toys and jewelry exposure is recommended. ..