Contaminant cause

Biomass smoke

Biomass burning is the combustion of organic matter. Burning can be from natural or manmade fires. Examples are the burning of crop stubble, forest residues and vegetation burnt for land clearing.

Risk Factor
0 effects
Measured in minutes

Biomass smoke Health Risks


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Respiratory outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study